There is variation in the code; most of the sounds can be shown with more than one picture.
b oa t
s l ow
m o s t
n o t e
Can children understand this?-We believe that children can easily learn that these oa ow o are all a picture of the same sound. If shown a picture of a daisy, a lilac and a rose, children learn easily enough that they are a picture of the same word... 'flower'.
There is overlap in the code; some of the pictures are used for more than one sound.
ow = sh ow
ow = f r ow n
Can children understand this?-We believe children can manage this as they easily manage that a circle can be a picture of a ball, a circle, a moon, a dot, and more!