American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or having the nature of sound, especially speech sounds.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to sound; according to sound: as, the phonic method. See phonics.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to sound; of the nature of sound; acoustic.
- adj. of or relating to speech sounds
- adj. pertaining to the phonic method of teaching reading
- adj. relating to speech
“In both we have "phonic," evidently meaning the same in each case, limited or modified by the preceding part -- _poly_ and”
“The CDC cited one study (Thompson, NEJM, 2007), which "found that increasing exposure to mercury from birth to age 7 months was associated with motor and phonic tics in boys," and added that "an association between exposure to thimerosal and tics was found in two earlier studies (Andrews, Pediatrics, 2004; Verstraeten, Pediatrics, 2003).”
“If the teacher sees a lot of spelling errors, then he/she should probably spend some time on phonic activities and introduce them to the dictionary, which is a great source of information.”
“When a child knows the basic phonic code (letter sounds from a-z) they can begin to blend these sounds together to read and form words.”
“You may find some kids have problems running the phonics together so instead of saying a word they say each phonic sound.”
“The advanced phonic code (where a sound is represented by a number of letters, like in “igh”) is introduced once the basic one is automatic.”
“I would recommend starting with the letter factory which introduces the letters of the alphabet and their basic phonic sounds.”
“Early and struggling readers must use a phonics-based structure that is supported by visual strategy if they are to unlock and decode the complex phonic and visual codes that make up written language.”
“Even sight words and non-phonic words are made up with sandpaper letters.”
“The literacy strategy is based on searchlights (see following section) and includes both analytic and synthetic phonic approaches to reading.”
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