This makes these two approaches systematic and thus more appropriate as the primary vehicle for literacy instruction. Synthetic and analytical approaches are both more skills orientated.
Children identify analyze the common phoneme in a set of words in which each word contains the phoneme under study.
Analytic phonics facts. Keep fighting the good fight alison. A child is exposed to the different sound patterns and how to manipulate them through games and exercises. You are teaching phonics but did you know that not all phonics was created equal.
Analytical phonics refers to an approach to the teaching of reading in which the phonemes associated with particular graphemes are not pronounced in isolation. The analytic phonics method teaches children the phonic relationships among words. Long term effects of synthetic versus analytic phonics teaching on the reading and spelling ability of 10 year old boys and girls rhona s.
For example if the child knows bat cat and hat then the word mat will be easy to read. Whereas synthetic phonics is more skills based analytical phonics is more contextual and thus the debate rages on. Synthetic vs analytic phonics.
Children are taught to analyze letter sound relationships and look to decode words based upon spelling and letter patterns and their sounds. Johnston sarah mcgeown joyce e. Analytic phonics begins with building up phonemic awareness.
We can see that each has it s own merit. Pat park push and pen. 12 thoughts on alternative facts about phonics mick november 8 2017 at 7 51 am.
Brilliant stuff you ve made my day. Watson abstract a comparison was made of 10 year old boys and girls who had learnt to read by analytic or synthetic phonics methods as part of their early literacy programmes. English speaking government inquiries all concluded that your phonics teaching should be explicit and systematic known as synthetic phonics approach.
For example teacher and pupils discuss how the following words are alike. As letter patterns are introduced the child begins to negotiate how graphemes in english may have more than one phoneme and vice versa for example the letter a can be pronounced many ways and the sound oo can be.