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Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home
Recommendation 2: Linking Sounds to Letters

Help your child link sounds in speech to letters in print.

individual sounds

Linking individual letter sounds to letters is typically achieved by second grade. However, if a child needs practice with pulling apart and putting together sounds in spoken words and linking sounds to letters in print (M says /m/), please visit Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home, First Grade, Recommendation 2:
https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/southeast/foundations/firstgrade_recommendation2.asp