What are decodable texts?
Decodable texts are specifically written for beginning readers as they are developing their blending and segmenting skills and their knowledge of the alphabetic code. Decodable texts support students as they practise by using a continuous meaningful text.
Decodable texts contain a very large percentage of words that incorporate the letter-sound relationships that students have been taught. Decodable texts increase in complexity as the student learns more of the phonetic code.
A short explanation of the purpose of decodable texts.
Decodable texts in the classroom
This series of videos explains the role of decodable texts in developing reading skills and provides classroom examples.
You get good at what you practise
A look at decodable texts
Using decodable texts in the classroom
Decodable text example
Teachers talk about how they use decodable texts in their classrooms to practice the strategies that students are being taught in this podcast (listen on SoundCloud).
- Phonics sample sequence of phonemes
- Decodable texts for phonic learning sequence S A T P
- Decodable texts for phonics sequence I N M D
- Decodable texts for phonics sequence G O C K CK
- Decodable texts for phonics sequence E U R
- Decodable texts for phonics sequence H B F L SS
- Decodable texts for phonics sequence J V W X