Research Base

Phonics for Reading: Research Summary


  • Subject: Literacy
  • Grades: 3–8
  • Program: Phonics for Reading

Published January 2012

Developing fluency, practicing spelling, and acquiring decoding skills is essential for improving student literacy. Phonics for Reading uses these building blocks to achieve greater reading comprehension. This research report breaks down the elements of Phonics for Reading that make it an effective tool for classroom instruction. Download the full report to learn more about the importance of phonemic awareness as supported by national research.