is Jolly Phonics?
Phonics is a fun and child centered approach to teaching literacy
through synthetic phonics. With actions for each of the 42 letter
sounds, the multi-sensor method is very motivating for children and
teachers, who can see their students achieve. The letter sounds are
split into seven groups as shown below.
sounds are taught in a specific order (not alphabetically). This
enables children to begin building words as early as possible.
does Jolly Phonics work?
a synthetic phonics approach, Jolly Phonics teaches children the five
key skills for reading and writing. Complemented by Jolly Readers and
Jolly Grammar, it provides a thorough foundation for teaching
literacy over three years in school.
five skills taught in Jolly Phonics
the letter sounds
are taught the 42 main letter sounds. This includes alphabet sounds
as well as digraphs such as sh, th, ai and ue.
different multi-sensor methods, children learn how to form and write
are taught how to blend the sounds together to read and write new
the sounds in words (Segmenting)
for the sounds in words gives children the best start for improving
words have irregular spellings and children learn these separately.
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and how these child-centered, multi-sensor approaches make learning
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how key literacy skills can be nurtured at home, with My Jolly Phonics.