Steps in Learning to Read


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This simple act is often the first step in learning to read:

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1. Knowing the alphabet along with the way individual letters look and sound is called:

2. These are the sounds a word makes:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This assessment tool will quiz what you know about the steps in learning to read. Topics include the common first step in learning to read and the term for knowing the alphabet and the way letters sound and look.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet/quiz will address the following:

  • Sounds that a word makes
  • Words recognized as a whole instead of individual letters
  • Term for understanding a story's events and their meaning

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson on the steps in learning to read, including the sounds made in words
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding knowing the alphabet and the way letters sound and appear
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the first step in learning to read and the word for understanding the events of a story and its meaning

Additional Learning

For more on learning to read, you can review the lesson named Steps in Learning to Read. These focal points will be addressed:

  • Early steps in learning to read
  • Ways of giving meaning to letters
  • Phonics and sounding it out
  • The purpose of book clubs