Bilingüismo: «Teaching Literacy with Jolly Phonics» (4): Blending.

   Blending is the process of saying the individual sounds in a word the running them together to make the word. For instance sounding out d-o-g and making dog. It is a technique every child will need to learn, and […]

Bilingüismo: «Teaching Literacy with Jolly Phonics (6): Tricky words».

There are a number of ways to learn tricky words: 1. Look, Cover, Write and Check. Look at the word to see which bit is tricky. Ask the child to try writing the word in the air saying the letters. […]

Bilingüismo: «Teaching Literacy with Jolly Phonics (5): Identifying the sounds in words».

The easiest way to know how to spell a word is to listen for the sounds in that word. Even with the tricky words an understanding of letter sounds can help. Start by having your child listen for the first […]

Bilingüismo: «Teaching Literacy with Jolly Phonics (4): Blending».

    Blending is the process of saying the individual sounds in a word the running them together to make the word. For instance sounding out d-o-g and making dog. It is a technique every child will need to learn, and […]

Bilingüismo: «Teaching Literacy with Jolly Phonics (3): Learning the letter formation».

It is very important that a child holds their pencil in the correct way. The pencil should be held in the “tripod” grip between the thumb and the first two fingers. The grip is the same for both left and right […]

Bilingüismo: «Teaching Literacy with Jolly Phonics (2): Learning the letter sounds».

Learning the letter sounds In Jolly Phonics the 42 main sounds of English are taught, not just the alphabet. The sounds are in seven groups. In synthetic phonics some sounds are written with two letters, such as ee and or. These […]

Bilingüismo: «Teaching Literacy with Jolly Phonics (1): What is Jolly Phonics?».

What is Jolly Phonics? Jolly Phonics is a fun and child centred approach to teaching literacy through synthetic phonics. With actions for each of the 42 letter sounds, the multi-sensory method is very motivating for children and teachers, who can […]