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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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