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what does this mean?

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lulu2 · 07/01/2009 11:05

"To be able to read and write one grapheme for each of the 44 phonemes" Can anyone translate this please?

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brainfreeze · 07/01/2009 11:15

Don't know if this helps ? ......

"Children link sounds to letters naming and sounding the letters of the alphabet. They recognise letter shapes and say a sound for each. They hear and say sounds in the order in which they occur in the word, and read simple words by sounding out and blending the phonemes all through the word from left to right. They recognise common digraphs and read some high frequency words".

Got it from a T/A folder. Best to get the class teacher to explain in 'real' language

PandaG · 07/01/2009 11:17

phoneme = sound, so buh, duh, nnn, ai/ay/a-e are, when said aloud, the phoneme.

written down b.d, n ai/ay/a-e is the grapheme

think that is right

PandaG · 07/01/2009 11:18

ie phoneme the sound, grapheme the letter/collection of letters that represent the sound

lulu2 · 07/01/2009 12:25

thanks for the info, think it is becoming clearer now. so it basically means that the children have to be able to write a letter for each of the letter sounds then.

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cory · 07/01/2009 12:32

or group of letter for a sound (ie. sh for the sh-sound: two letters which together count as one grapheme, giving one sound)

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