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Phonics Generalizations


Apply phonics generalizations in order to decode words. 0101.1.12

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  • Name Letters - Name all upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet.

  • Letter Sequence - Understand that the sequence of letters in a written word represents the sequence of sounds in a word.

  • Decode Words - Use letter-sound matches and structural analysis to decode grade level words.

  • Parts of Words - Use parts of words (e.g., root/base words, compound words, contractions, prefixes, suffixes) to decode grade level words.

  • Vowel Rules - Apply long and short vowel rules when decoding text.

  • Unfamiliar Words - Use sounding out words, chunking words into smaller parts, looking for blends, digraphs, word families, etc. as a means of decoding unfamiliar words.

  • Unknown Words - Continue to decode unknown words that are grade-level appropriate.

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