The Connection Between Decoding & Encoding in Language


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What is decoding?

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1. Which is true about decoding and encoding?

2. How many phonemes are in the word 'ship'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Encoding and decoding skills are necessary for learning how to read and write. The quiz covers definitions, facts and concepts related to these abilities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the quiz you will:

  • Define decoding
  • Identify a true statement about encoding and decoding
  • Point out how many phonemes are in a given word
  • Describe component(s) of phonological awareness
  • Name a technique that uses letter/sound relationships to teach encoding and decoding

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - ensure that you can read information about phonological awareness and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - consult the knowledge you've gained about phonemes
  • Defining key concepts - show that you can accurately define main terms, such as decoding

Additional Learning

The lesson called The Connection Between Decoding & Encoding in Language takes an in-depth look at this topic. You will learn about:

  • How encoding and decoding work together
  • Methods for teaching encoding and decoding
  • Onsets and rimes