Consolidated alphabetic phase: In phase, children represent larger segments of words as well as grapheme-phoneme correspondences: (1) Spelling patterns for morphemes consolidated into recognition units e.g. -ed, -ing, -er, -est). (2) Spelling patterns for frequently experienced rimes consolidated into recognition units e.g. –int, -ine, -tion). Complete info about words is retained in memory: Word level units /DOGS/, Morpheme level units /DOG/ /S/, Onset rime level units /D/ /OGS/, Grapheme to Ph1me Correspondence level units /D/ /O/ /G/ /S/ ‘d’ ‘o’ ‘g’ ’s’, Skilled readers able to delineate each units w/in each word.