"Band Director 23 years experience, EC Teacher 9 years, GED teacher"
...I would start teaching phonics with one letter consonants, then long and short vowel sounds, schwa, dipthongs, vowel dipthongs, vowel consonants, R controlled syllables, and consonant LE syllables. Another thing that enhances phonics is a good vocabulary. I would start with prefixes, root words, and suffixes. I have some specially made stories that...