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Letter Names and Sounds

What are letter names and letter sounds? The relationship between a sound (phoneme) and the letter or letters (grapheme) that spell it

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

Looking for teaching materials? Explore our letter names and sounds resources below.

Student and teacher practice together with flash cards

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