Phonics Lessons: The Important Elements Every Teacher Can Include

by | Jul 1, 2022 | 3 comments

Teaching Pre-K–3 learners to make sound/symbol connections can be challenging. In this episode of Literacy Talks, our trio of literacy experts tackles this challenge with wit, insight, and a practical approach to explicit, systematic, and sequential phonics instruction. Make the leap from “drill and kill” practice to “skill and thrill” with hosts Stacy Hurst, professor at Southern Utah University and Chief Academic Officer at Reading Horizons, Donell Pons, a recognized expert in literacy and special education, and Lindsay Kemeny, a Utah-based elementary classroom teacher. 

Season 2, Episode 1


  1. The phonics web was very productive. I especially enjoyed the suggestions on manipulating sounds & spoken words. Also, I will definitely utilize the decodable text method. Thank you very much!

  2. Thank you for the phonics web.
    It was very helpful to hear your experiences and suggestions.

  3. It is very helpful to hear your experiences and suggestions as I tackle these concepts that are so important. Thank you!


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