Oxford Phonics Spelling Dictionary by Roderick Hunt

Oxford Phonics Spelling Dictionary

byRoderick Hunt, Debbie Hepplewhite

Paperback | February 3, 2013

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The brand new Oxford Phonics Spelling Dictionary is an easy home and school reference tool. It supports the teaching of reading and spelling through synthetic phonics. Supported by the Floppy's Phonics Sounds and Letters Programme, it follows the Alphabetic Code Chart showing the sounds andalternative spellings that children will need to learn to become proficient readers and spellers. The words are ordered by initial sound and there are subsections to show how the same sounds appear in the middle or at the end of a word. The long vowel sounds and their alternative spellings appear ina separate section within the dictionary.This unique dictionary makes it easy to explain how 'sun' and 'Cinderella' both start with the 's' sound and how 'dance' has the same 's' sound at the end, while 'egg' and 'eat' start with the same letter but different sounds. With colourful illustrations by Alex Brychta and the familiar OxfordReading Tree characters, this is a fun way to prepare for the phonics screening check. There is additional phonics support material and audio on the Oxford Owl website, http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk. For more free downloadable word games, puzzles, and activities go online to www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools.

About The Author

Roderick Hunt and Alex Brychta work as an author and illustrator team, and are two of the most experienced and successful reading scheme creators in the world. The pair have both been honoured with MBEs: Roderick in 2008 for services to education, particularly literacy, and Alex in 2012 for services to children's literature. Roderick a...

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Title:Oxford Phonics Spelling DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.2 inPublished:February 3, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019273413X

ISBN - 13:9780192734136

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"An excellent early dictionary for all youngsters...This unique format makes it easy to explain how sounds are used in words and is excellent to use to prepare for the phonics screening check. It's colourful and attractive too - an excellent dictionary." --Parents in Touch