Phonics and how to teach it

‘Curly c’ and ‘kicking k’ or ‘This spelling of /k/’?

Very often I hear teachers talking about “curly ‘kuh’” and “kicking ‘kuh” to register the difference between the spellings [ c ] and [ k ], representing the sound /k/. Why don’t we use this language in Sounds-Write? The answer is simple. If instead we talk about “This kind of /k/,” or “This spelling of… Continue reading ‘Curly c’ and ‘kicking k’ or ‘This spelling of /k/’?