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Teaching letter sound relationships in context is systematic

Journal Article


Abstract


  • While it is acknowledged that mastery of constrained literacy skills is a predictor of later literacy proficiency, Paris (2005) observes that no research has found it to be a causal relationship. That is, no correlation exists between early mastery of skills such as phonic knowledge and later literacy achievement. Of course, mastery of the constrained skills is necessary, but only in that it allows us to develop increasingly unconstrained, complex and contextualised skills for living rich literate lives.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Mantei, J., Kervin, L. & Jones, P. (2018). Teaching letter sound relationships in context is systematic. Professional Educator, Special Edition 30-33.

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 30

End Page


  • 33

Volume


  • Special Edition

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • While it is acknowledged that mastery of constrained literacy skills is a predictor of later literacy proficiency, Paris (2005) observes that no research has found it to be a causal relationship. That is, no correlation exists between early mastery of skills such as phonic knowledge and later literacy achievement. Of course, mastery of the constrained skills is necessary, but only in that it allows us to develop increasingly unconstrained, complex and contextualised skills for living rich literate lives.

Publication Date


  • 2018

Citation


  • Mantei, J., Kervin, L. & Jones, P. (2018). Teaching letter sound relationships in context is systematic. Professional Educator, Special Edition 30-33.

Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 30

End Page


  • 33

Volume


  • Special Edition

Place Of Publication


  • Australia