Making Sense of Phonics, Second Edition: The Hows and Whys
This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K–3. Teachers learn effective ways to build students’ decoding skills by teaching letter–sound relationships, blending, word building, multisyllabic decoding, fluency, and more.
New to This Edition
- Six additional chapters covering key topics, including assessment, phonemic awareness, orthography, and automaticity.
- A complete phonics assessment with administering and scoring guidelines.
- Companion website with rich supplemental resources, including word/syllable cards, assessment tools, and illustrated stories featuring target words, which teachers can project or print for classroom use.
- More classroom examples and “Your Turn” activities, plus expanded word lists.