The Role of Phonics & Sight Words in Word Recognition


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What are sight words?

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1. What is phonics?

2. Which skill do students use to read unknown words?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Access the quiz and worksheet to determine what you understand about phonics and sight words for word recognition. The questions will go over certain topics including what sight words are and a proper definition of phonics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will guide you to:

  • Determine a skill used by students to read unknown words
  • Identify an important attribute for understanding text
  • Name some appropriate components of teaching phonics

Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on phonics and sight words for word recognition
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of sight words and how they are connected to phonics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding skills for reading unknown words and understanding text

Additional Learning

If you're looking for more information on this area of study, then review the lesson called The Role of Phonics & Sight Words in Word Recognition. The subsequent goals will be covered:

  • Define phonemes
  • Explain word recognition
  • Understand the alphabetic principle
  • Recognize phonological awareness
  • Determine what is meant by 'encoding'
  • Identify what context clues are