Ch 1: Phonological Awareness & Literacy

About This Chapter

This online chapter can benefit anyone who needs to quickly review phonological awareness and literacy topics for the classroom or upcoming teacher certification exams. Use your computer or mobile device to access these helpful lessons and self-assessments at any time that's convenient.

Phonological Awareness & Literacy - Chapter Summary

This self-paced study guide chapter offers a handful of lessons on the process of developing literacy and phonological awareness. Complete the chapter at your own pace to study the foundations of these learning processes, as well as teaching strategies to help students improve their phonological and reading abilities. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain how literacy development is impacted by phonological skills
  • Outline the process of developing phonological awareness skills
  • Define phoneme
  • Evaluate phonological process goals
  • Utilize teaching strategies that develop phonological awareness

When you're finished with a lesson, take the accompanying self-assessment quiz to master the information. You can also take a comprehensive chapter exam that goes over the most important concepts from the lessons. The chapter's online format makes it easy to study wherever you have an Internet connection, and its 24/7 availability helps you review phonological awareness and literacy concepts at any time that fits your schedule.

5 Lessons in Chapter 1: Phonological Awareness & Literacy
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Impact of Phonological Skills on Literacy Development

1. Impact of Phonological Skills on Literacy Development

What skills must be developed for a child to learn to read? This lesson focuses on the impact of phonological awareness on literacy development and why even seemingly simple activities are so important.

Development of Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Skills

2. Development of Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Skills

Students learning to read need to be aware of sounds in speech. This lesson outlines these phonemic awareness skills and details age ranges for their development.

Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples

3. Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples

Phonemes are tiny units of sound in speech. When phonemes are combined, they can make up words. In this lesson, we will discuss what phonemes are, how to segment them in words and why they are important.

Phonological Processes: Definition & Goals

4. Phonological Processes: Definition & Goals

Learning to speak properly is a complicated process that results in typical error patterns as children develop. In this lesson, we will identify and define normal phonological processes, provide examples of each, and identify typical ages for elimination of errors.

Instructional Strategies for Phonological Awareness

5. Instructional Strategies for Phonological Awareness

Phonological awareness is an important skill to learn young. This lesson will define this skill and show how to apply instructional strategies. We'll also highlight a few assessment techniques for phonological awareness skills.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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