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Phonics versus Biff, Chip and Kipper

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Lukethe3 Thu 31-Jan-13 14:09:57

I find it slightly irritating that at DS school he is taught phonics but then sent home to read the old ORT stuff which has tricky words at even the easiest level. Is this purely because the school has no money to buy new books or is there actually an advantage to be taught like this?
I have bought some Songbirds books for DS and these seem to make far more sense to me as they include the sounds that DS is learning.

Feenie Tue 05-Feb-13 19:07:24

Every night. And on most threads. Mostly just for the sake of it.

Haberdashery Tue 05-Feb-13 19:21:00

It could be worse. You could be her daughter's teacher.

Feenie Tue 05-Feb-13 20:08:14

That crosses my mind most nights too. wink

mrz Tue 05-Feb-13 20:10:40

do you offer up a little prayer of gratitude Feenie grin

learnandsay Tue 05-Feb-13 20:11:36

I think it's prayers all round to be honest.

mrz Tue 05-Feb-13 20:14:50

I really hope yours are answered learnandsay

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