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Irregular and High Frequency Words (opens in a new window)

University of Florida Literacy Institute (UFLI)

Not all words use the most common phoneme-grapheme correspondences, but most words are at least partially decodable.  Many words appear so frequently in text that children need to learn them before they have been taught the necessary phoneme-grapheme correspondences.  The resources in this section provide a range of options for you to teach such words.