Posts Tagged ‘books’

Children’s Book Week

National Book WeekChildren’s Book Week is a celebration of reading for pleasure for children of primary school age.

Children’s Book Week 2009 will take place from 5-11 October; the theme will be Words and Pictures.

Click here for more information on how you can get involved!

Phonics – y-e-s or n-o

phonicsHad a session today on phonics as part of our English module. I have had little experience in phonics, perhaps witnessing as little as an hour in total within the schools I have visited. It was such a relief to be able to put a meaning and understanding to the terms phonemes and graphemes, di-graphs and trigraphs! It was a busy session with the opportunity to try out a few classroom games using phonics and also come up with lists for confusing words found in the english language that do not work with phonics. What a surprise!
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