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What is phonics? A method for teaching children the relationship between spoken sounds and written letters so they can learn to read and write

New to phonics? Start with our step-by-step skill explainer on letter names and letter sounds.

Looking for teaching materials? Explore all our phonics resources below.

Teacher works on phonics with first graders using a smart board

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