Unless you’ve been residing on another planet during the last decade, the phrase “Get Hooked on Phonics!” should resonate as powerfully as any media mantra a hooked-on-TV nation has ever heard.
The hugely promoted program enjoyed immense popularity during the late 1980s and early 1990s, not coincidentally appearing about the time that the whole-language approach to reading was getting the blame for an entire generation’s reading deficits.
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