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Phonics & Word Analysis - Chapter Summary
If you need help understanding the basics of phonics and word analysis, we have you covered! This chapter's entertaining lessons and articles closely examine the stages of literacy development, complex phonics, WIDA standards, how to teach phonics to ESL students and much more! After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
- Explain the relationship between encoding and decoding in phonics
- Outline the basics of teaching print and letter-sound correspondence
- Define and describe orthographic processing and the phonogram
- Detail the role of phonics and sight words in word recognition
- Discuss how to teach grade-level appropriate sight words, syllabication and word breaks
- Describe how to use WIDA standards
- Explain how to teach word families to English language learners
- List types of consonants, vowels and syllables
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1. Stages of Literacy Development
In this lesson, you will learn about the five stages of literacy development and behavioral markers of each of these stages. With this knowledge, you can help students master reading and writing skills.
2. The Relationship Between Decoding & Encoding in Phonics
Though not all children learn to read in the same way and at the same time, there are predictable relationships between some of their steps. This lesson will define decoding and encoding and detail their interplay in a developing reader.
3. Teaching Print & Letter-Sound Correspondence
In this lesson, you will learn the basics of print concepts and letter-sound correspondence, which a student needs to understand to make sense of books and text.
4. What is Orthographic Processing? - Definition & Explanation
How does your brain remember information and recall it later? In this lesson, you'll look at the steps your brain takes as it processes information from short-term memory and stores it as long-term memory to use later for reading and writing.
5. What is a Phonogram? - Definition & Examples
Understanding phonograms helps readers and writers decode words and spell words correctly. In this lesson, we will learn how phonograms are combined to create words.
6. The Role of Phonics & Sight Words in Word Recognition
Teachers of young readers need to have strategies for teaching phonics and sight words in their tool bag. This lesson discusses the role of these two strategies in the development of word recognition and reading development.
7. How to Teach Grade Level Appropriate Sight Words
Find out how to create lists of sight words that are relevant to the level of your students. Learn strategies for teaching sight words and then check your knowledge of this topic with a quiz.
8. What Are WIDA Standards?
WIDA standards are designed to help measure the academic progress of English language learners. Keep reading for more information on these standards and how they are used in the classroom.
9. How to Use the WIDA Standards
What's WIDA? How does it mesh with Common Core and state standards? How do you use it? In this lesson, you will learn the basics of WIDA standards and how to use them to help English Language Learners in the classroom.
10. Teaching Phonics to ESL Students
Learning phonics will help your ESL students improve reading, spelling and pronunciation, especially with new words. In this lesson, we will discuss some ideas to teach phonics to students of various ages and linguistic levels.
11. Teaching Word Families to English Language Learners
In this lesson, you'll learn the definition of word families and gain insight into how to teach them to English language learners. You'll also have a chance to explore some examples of word families that can be used to enhance instruction.
12. 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.
13. Teaching Syllabication & Word Breaks
Learning how to break words up into syllables is a helpful part of spelling and decoding. This lesson gives you some ideas about how to teach syllabication and word breaks.
14. Complex Phonics & Spelling: Patterns, Elements & Guidelines
In this lesson, we will learn about some complex phonics and spelling patterns in English orthography that affect how students learn to decode and spell words.
15. What is an Affix? - Definition & Examples
When you read and write English, how much attention do you pay to the parts of a word? Odds are, you don't think about things like affixes! This lesson explains the types of affixes and how they are used to modify root words.
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