This course expounds upon the basic premise that systematically integrated phonics instruction is a fundamental component of effective reading programs. Students will study the relevant research and applications that support principles of sequential phonics instruction and phonological awareness and review traditional and contemporary phonics approaches.
Identify approaches to teaching phonics that will benefit reading, writing, and spelling.
Describe phonological processing, visual processing, and word knowledge as three dimensions of becoming a good speller.
The History and Controversy of Reading and Phonics Instruction
Examine the historical trends of reading and phonics instruction.
Demonstrate an understanding of the issues surrounding phonics instruction.
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