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The importance of early phonics improvements for predicting later reading comprehension

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The role of phonics instruction in early reading development has been the subject of significant conjecture. Recently, England implemented a phonics screening check to assess the phonetic decoding of 6‐year‐old students, to ensure that all students master this foundational literacy skill and attain adequate phonemic awareness in the early years of primary schooling. Students who fail this check are obliged to retake the assessment the following year. In this article, we compare the performanc...

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10.1002/berj.3559

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Wiley
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Volume:
46
Issue:
6
Pages:
1220-1234
Publication date:
2019-07-17
Acceptance date:
2019-06-26
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1469-3518
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0141-1926
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English
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2019-06-26

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