While many teachers incorporate specific phonic methods, they often find the same recurring problem-children have difficulties applying phonics while reading text. The primary purpose of this article is to provide teachers an understanding of primary children's abilities, inabilities, and requirements to use phonics as a beginning reading strategy and to suggest a model that facilitates children's application of phonics while reading.
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