Part 1: Learning the letter sounds
 

Conclusion

It is vital that the children know the letter sounds. They need to be fluent at saying the sound immediately they see the letter(s).

However, learning the letter sounds is not enough. The children need to know how to apply their letter knowledge. From the beginning they should be taught to blend the sounds and hear the words, for reading. It is a technique that can be taught and is explained in module 2.