Phonics for Kids - help Your Child to Read and Write
This book outlines how you can help your child learn to read.
Phonics, a proven method of teaching reading based on phonetics (the science
dealing with speech sounds) is explained.
The method I outline for you in this book is based on my experience over many
It can help you to re-enforce the lessons your child gets at school.
Reading and spelling go hand in hand.
You can contribute to your child’s literacy development by reading to him or her
on a daily basis.
Providing a print rich environment really matters. The reading of stories together
should be as free and interrupted as possible.
Let your child enjoy a story with you. This is not teaching time!
There are four important parts to improving your child’s reading
and spelling skills:
1. Phonics: The relationships between letters and sounds.
2. Fluency: The ability to read quickly and naturally, recognizing words
automatically, and grouping words quickly.
3. Vocabulary knowledge: Remembering new words and what they
4. Text comprehension: Processing what is being read and developing
higher-order thinking skills.
Teach Your Child to Read at Home