What is phonograms

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Phonograms are letter combinations that form the sounds of a word. Learn about phonograms, the processes that take place in reading, and examples of phonograms. Updated: 01/03/2022

Reading Processes

When you are reading, writing, or spelling, there are several processes that take place at once. You put together letter sounds to create words while using what you already know about the way sentences are put together and the meaning of words to make sense out of the words you decode. Each word you decipher is made up of phonograms. Let's learn more about phonograms.

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  • 0:03 Reading Processes
  • 0:30 Definition of Phonogram
  • 2:14 Examples of Phonograms
  • 5:41 Lesson Summary