The government prioritizes systematic synthetic phonics as a key strategy in the teaching of reading and this text supports trainee teachers working towards primary QTS in how to use phonics effectively. The text begins by examining the central role of phonics in the teaching of reading, drawing on recent research and initiatives. It goes on to cover the essential knowledge trainees need to acquire themselves for the teaching of phonics to children. Accessible and relevant, the text uses case studies and useful research to support trainees in becoming competent and confident in the teaching of phonics.Supplement this text with the companion audit and test book:Teaching Systematic Synthetic PhonicsAudit and TestAbout the Transforming Primary QTS seriesThis series reflects the new creative way schools are begining to teach, taking a fresh approach to supporting trainees as they work towards primary QTS. Titles provide fully up to date resources focused on teaching a more integrated and inclusive curriculum, and texts draw out meaningful and explicit cross curricular links.
Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools