Teaching Strategies for Phonics & Sight Words


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What is phonological awareness?

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1. What is a sight word?

2. What concept might be taught well through a word sort?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Learning to read is a critical skill, so assess what you understand about teaching phonics and sight words with a worksheet/quiz duo. The quiz asks for correct definitions as well as identification of effective teaching techniques.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the quiz, you will be tested on these concepts:

  • Using a word sort as an instructional tool
  • Games for teaching sight words
  • Multisensory mapping
  • Definition of sight word and phonological awareness

Skills Practiced

Increase your expertise in using these skill sets by finishing the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about teaching phonics and sight words from the related lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a word sort and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about multisensory mapping
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about a game that effectively teaches sight words

Additional Learning

Find out more about this important subject by checking out the lesson titled Teaching Strategies for Phonics & Sight Words. Objectives met within the lesson are:

  • Understand why assessing students should be the first step in reading instruction
  • Learn how rhymes, poems, and songs can help students develop reading skills
  • Know how making words with alphabet tiles or flash cards can increase reading ability