Phonics: A Large Phoneme - Grapheme Frequency Count Revised

  title={Phonics: A Large Phoneme - Grapheme Frequency Count Revised},
  author={Edward Bernard Fry},
  journal={Journal of Literacy Research},
  pages={85 - 98}
  • E. Fry
  • Published 1 March 2004
  • Education
  • Journal of Literacy Research
This study is a summary and simplification of a very large phoneme-grapheme frequency count done by Hanna et al. (1966). Although the results and data from the original study have implications for teaching phonics and spelling, they were presented in a complicated and unwieldy manner. Moreover, the original study is out of print. This study, then, presents a succinct and simplified summary of the Hanna et al. results for researchers and teachers of reading and spelling. 

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