Phonics Assessment: Tools & Techniques


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Which of the following best defines phonics?

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1. Which of the following best describes the smallest unit of sound in written words?

2. How frequently should all students be individually assessed for phonics skills development?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet examines methods of phonics assessment. You'll find questions on key terminology as well as important considerations of phonics assessment and qualities of different phonics tests.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet consists of questions concerning:

  • Defining phonics
  • The smallest unit of sound in written words
  • Frequency of student assessment
  • Tests that measure different kinds of phonics skills in students

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define phonics and identify the term that describes the smallest unit of sound in written words
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can differentiate between various phonics tests
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how frequently students should be tested on their phonics skills

Additional Learning

To study these assessment methods further, you can review the corresponding lesson called Phonics Assessment: Tools & Techniques. This lesson involves the following objectives:

  • Define phonemes
  • Familiarize yourself with what constitutes alphabet skills
  • Learn about what distinguishes decoding and spelling skills