Teaching Phonics: Sound-Spelling, Blending & Dictation


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What is phonological awareness?

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1. What is an emergent reader?

2. Which activity might help with sound spelling?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of phonics and strategies for teaching phonics by using this online quiz and worksheet combination. Quiz questions include what phonological awareness is and what an emergent reader is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will focus on:

  • Activities that help with sound spelling
  • Important uses of dictation
  • An example of blending and syllable skills

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about teaching phonics
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as phonological awareness and emergent reader
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about activities that help with sound spelling

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Teaching Phonics: Sound-Spelling, Blending & Dictation. This lesson covers the following information:

  • Why phonics is so important in the classroom
  • The definitions of blending and phoneme
  • How Mrs. Riggins assesses her students' phonetic abilities