Developing E-Materials for Teaching Synthetic Phonics to Elementary Students

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Watchalawalee Nensiri Pornpimol Sukavatee, PhD


The objectives of this study were 1) to develop electronic materials for teaching synthetic phonics to elementary students; 2) to explore the effectiveness of values of electronic materials for teaching phonics; and 3) to investigate students’ opinions toward e-materials for teaching phonics. The sample consisted of 30 students from grade 6. The instruments in this research were the developed website, the semi-structured interview, and the 80/80 standard for the effectiveness of value. The results illustrated that: 1) the developed website following ASSURE model consisted of the sounds of /s/, /a/, /t/, /p/, /i/, /n/, /m/, /d/, /g/, /o/, /c/, /k/, /ck/, /e/, /u/, /r/, /h/, /b/, /f/, /ff/, /l/, /ll/, and /ss/; 2) the result of the effectiveness of value of the developed material was 79.22/77.5 considered as the effective material; and 3) the positive opinions from students towards the material stated that the developed website helped improve their reading aloud.


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Nensiri, W., & Sukavatee, P. (2018). Developing E-Materials for Teaching Synthetic Phonics to Elementary Students. Journal of Studies in the English Language, 13(2), 119-157. Retrieved from


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