Development of Print Awareness & Concepts


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Print awareness is the:

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1. Directionality of print is the concept that:

2. Which principle holds that letters and groups of letters combine to create words and meaning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can quickly assess what you know about print awareness, lap reading and other terms relating to this knowledge of language and communication. Practice questions focus on term definitions and examples to ensure your understanding of this developmental process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To help you fully assess your knowledge, you will answer questions about:

  • The definition of print awareness
  • What directionality of print is
  • The principle relating to the understanding that letters and groups of letters form words
  • Lap reading examples

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the process of recognizing print as a means of communication and representing oral language
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms and phrases, such as print awareness and directionality of print
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about intentional lap reading

Additional Learning

If you're seeking to learn more about this process, our lesson called Development of Print Awareness & Concepts will cover:

  • The definition and importance of print awareness
  • The practice of lap reading
  • How lap reading teaches directionality of print and spacing
  • Print awareness as a means to teach children how letters combine to create words and sentences