The Phonics Handbook introduces teachers to all the Read Write Inc. resources for teaching reading, writing and spelling. It should be used in conjunction with the Speed Sounds Lesson Plans handbook, which provides detailed guidance on how to teach children to read and write sounds and words.Blueprint lesson plans are provided for teaching the Ditty activities, using the Storybooks for reading and comprehension, and consolidating children's knowledge by using the Get Writing! books. Suggested timetables and instructions on partner work are also included.This edition has been fully revised and updated and includes the following new features:* step-by-step advice on implementing the programme throughout your school* improved assessment materials* guidance on developing language comprehension through talk* information about the 'simple view of reading' and how Read Write Inc. Phonics fits this model* information about new elements to the programme, including new non-fiction titles for extra practice and the revised Get Writing! Books * level matching to The National Curriculum for England, English Language 5-14, Curriculum for Excellence, The National Curriculum for Wales and The Northern Ireland Curriculum.