I think it is safe to say that most teachers start teaching reading to beginners by teaching Consonant-Vowel-Consonant (CVC) words because they are phonetically consistent.
We have developed a set of 9,000 phonetic words and are offering them free to anyone who want to use them.
Go here to see the 9,000 phonetic words:
Go here to see how the list was compiled:
Go here to read the rules that were used to select the words:
I would be happy to correspond with anyone about any facet of the idea.