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Discussion in 'Primary' started by LITTLEMISSMONKEY, Feb 1, 2017.
That and a lot of guessing
I agree with all of this. I think that you are misunderstanding my position. I am a huge fan of synthetic phonics. I teach children to use syllables in reading and writing. I use Sounds Write who I believe were very involved in the PSC. I think you are assuming too much and not reading what I am actually saying.
They told me the were. Especially the psuedo words. SW use pseudo words.
Let us take a word like 'instead' the ea can represent ay or ee or e. Children will use context and meaning to work out which one it is. That is all I was saying about meaning. You disagree?
If you're Sounds Write trained you should know that they don't need context to read instead. They would try the most common sound represented by the spelling insteed then alternatives Instaid .insted
Yes you are right for this word. It was a poor choice. How about words that can be read two or more ways. I am a little distracted by the rugby. So a word that has a spelling that can represent two or more sounds and each sound gives you a plausible word.
This is from the article you linked to me and I agree with it. I think it supports what I am saying.
The Simple View of Reading holds that successful reading requires both decoding skills and comprehension. Children should be equipped to read using skills of decoding and inferencing, not inferencing (aka guessing in some cases) alone, along with a long list of learned-by-sight words.
As I said context is useful for homographs read and read
You said homophones if I recall. So, again we agree. That was what I was saying all along.
Inference for comprehension great
Context helps to know if you should write there, their or they're homophones
We can also agree that if high quality synthetic phonics was taught consistently for all children then there would be no need for a national check?
There shouldn't be a need
What a shame. I haven't learned anything new and I thought I would.
You learnt Sounds Write weren't involved in the PSC
Do suggest you read Stanislaw Dehaene Reading in the Brain
Unfortunately most research is behind paywalls
I wonder why their trainer told me that they were? Thank you for the recommendation.
Who was your trainer?
Doug Lemov Reading Reconsidered also worth reading
I can't remember her name. I thought she was very good, her name is on the tip of my tongue. Derrie (Derry?) was her first name.
Derrie Clark I'm surprised if she said tgat