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Grapheme-Phoneme correspondence

How to practice recognising letters and their sounds


To start off, you will have to identify a sound that your child does not securely know first.  In my video, the child had just been taught the letter 'h' and was not consistently remembering the phoneme.  For this intervention you will need a 5x4 table.  In the table, you would write the sound the child finds difficult at least twice in each row.  You would then include another two sounds in each row, but these must be sounds that the child is secure with.  In my video, the child is secure with the knowledge of the sounds of the letters s and a, so I used them in my table. Her table looked something like this:


h a s s h
a h a h s
s s h h a
h a h s s


You can download and print a blank table from the document below the video.


If your child does not remember the name of the letter in the table, say it for them, ask them to repeat it and move on to the next one.

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