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Ch 6: CEOE Reading Specialist: Alphabetic Principle & Spelling

About This Chapter

This chapter is designed to use for Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) Reading Specialist. The subject matter is the alphabetic principle and spelling.

CEOE Reading Specialist: Alphabetic Principle and Spelling - Chapter Summary

These lessons are intended to facilitate your passing of your upcoming competency exams. Included in this CEOE prep chapter is such information as:

  • Applying the alphabetic principle to learning to read
  • Teaching students to identify letters
  • Types, structure and activities of consonants, vowels and syllables
  • Developing spelling in stages
  • The process of spelling development
  • Kindergarten and preschool alphabet lessons

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6 Lessons in Chapter 6: CEOE Reading Specialist: Alphabetic Principle & Spelling
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The Alphabetic Principle & Learning to Read

1. The Alphabetic Principle & Learning to Read

Learning to read can often be a complex process for children, especially bilingual and other language learners. How does the alphabetic principle come into play? This lesson will explain how all children use the principle to develop reading.

Teaching Letter Identification to Students

2. Teaching Letter Identification to Students

One important step in learning to read and write is learning letter names. How do teachers instruct letter identification? This lesson will describe where this skill fits into reading instruction, how to teach it, and why it matters.

Understanding Consonants, Vowels & Syllables: Types, Structure & Activities

3. Understanding Consonants, Vowels & Syllables: Types, Structure & Activities

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how vowels and consonants come together to form syllables. You will also learn how you can teach this part of our language to your students.

Stages of Spelling Development

4. Stages of Spelling Development

Children don't start out knowing how to spell words. Instead, spelling (like many other skills) develops over time and with practice. Watch this lesson to find out more about the stages of spelling development that children go through.

The Spelling Development Process

5. The Spelling Development Process

The process of learning to spell can often be complicated and frustrating for students. With the right method of instruction and a solid understanding of the relationship between spelling and reading, spelling can be a breeze. Read on for details.

Alphabet Lessons for Kindergarten and Preschool

6. Alphabet Lessons for Kindergarten and Preschool

Teaching the alphabet is a large part of teaching preschool and kindergarten. This lesson will give you several activities you can use to teach this important skill to your students.

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