There are so many different ways of spelling the 44+ sounds in the English language. One of the most difficult concepts that children need to understand is that one sound (phoneme) can be spelled in various ways. It is important to teach this systematically and explicitly. A teacher may introduce these alternative spellings in a gradual way, but students will need to be able to read and spell words with all these alternatives. Here are some easy-to-understand infographics to print and use in the classroom.