Beginning With Phonics Instruction
Some children are just natural readers. They love to explore different books and are always picking up reading skills just by naturally being involved and around reading environments. Other kids have more difficulty with the printed language and need to relate a sound to a particular configuration of alphabet and letters. This will be the essence of your phonics instruction. It is these phonics skills that enable kids to sound out the words and letters that they see. As a parent, this can be a very effective way to get the child started reading. Helping the child sound out the words and letters that they see... Phonics.
Generally within the subject of phonics, the best place to begin is by teaching the child the short vowel sounds. The long vowel sounds are just a repeat of the alphabetic letter itself. A good way to get and keep the child