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Phonics Terminology

Phoneme = one sound made by one letter

Grapheme = The name grapheme is given to the letter or combination of letters that represents a phoneme. 

Digraph = two letters working together to make one sound e.g. “ch,” “sh.”

Trigraph = three letters working together to make one sound e.g. “igh,” “air.”

 ‘What is a grapheme?’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsWtyKqpHko

‘What is a phoneme?’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwFvD5Cv9n8