Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Phonics

 Title Abbreviation:   PHONICS

 Department:    READ

 Course #:    90

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    330102

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Sounds of letters and letter combinations applied to reading and spelling syllables and words.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Through a variety of individualized instructional approaches (audio, visual, computer-aided), students will be able to:
    • Learn simple phonetic analysis
    • Identify sound patterns
    • Apply this analysis to word identification
    • Develop ability to write words according to sound patterns
    • Strengthen self-image through improved literacy capabilities

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Consonant and vowel sounds
  2. Blends, digraphs, and combinations
  3. Syllables
  4. Accent
  5. Applications of phonetic analysis to reading and spelling