Generally, kids learn the oo phonics sound after they’ve mastered short vowels and long vowels. Oo says /oo/ as in moon and /oo/ as in book. When you teach a new phonics sounds, be sure to review old phonics sounds as well. That way, your student will not become weak in old content. In other words, be sure that your lessons incorporate interleaving.
If you’re working on oo, for example, don’t just create a list of oo words (ex. moon, soon, bloom…etc.) for your student to read. He’ll memorize the oo sound in the middle and will cease to decode sound-by-sound. Furthermore, the oo sound accuracy will be an illusion that will immediately fade away when reading. However, if you create a list with interleaving (ex. moon, truck, bloom, rain…etc.), he’ll pause to examine the orthography and his learning will last.
oo phonics worksheet with interleaving
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