Ch 16: Promoting Emergent Literacy

About This Chapter

Feel confident in your understanding of ways to promote emergent literacy using this chapter's fun lessons. If you're studying for a test, gauge your comprehension of the lessons by taking multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam.

Promoting Emergent Literacy - Chapter Summary

This entertaining chapter offers the in-depth examination you need to fully understand the basics of promoting emergent literacy. Whether you want to grasp sound-symbol association or improve your knowledge of phonemic awareness, our bite-sized lessons can help! Review this chapter at any pace you desire. When finished, you will be able to:

  • Define and discuss theories and characteristics of emergent literacy
  • Share definitions and activities for phonemic and phonological awareness
  • Discuss the relationship between literacy development and sound-symbol association
  • List steps involved in print-awareness development
  • Provide strategies for promoting emergent literacy skills in learning-disabled students

Make studying the lessons in this chapter simple by selecting those you want to review, exploring in your order of choice and visiting as much as you want. Enjoy around-the-clock computer and mobile accessible that ensures your studies can align with a busy schedule. The quizzes let you check your comprehension of the lessons, while our practice exam gauges your knowledge of the entire chapter. The Dashboard keeps track of your progress while enabling you to submit lesson topic questions to our experts.

5 Lessons in Chapter 16: Promoting Emergent Literacy
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Emergent Literacy: Definition, Theories & Characteristics

1. Emergent Literacy: Definition, Theories & Characteristics

Literacy actually begins at a much earlier age than most expect. This video lesson describes a child's beginnings in the world of reading, which is called emergent literacy.

Phonemic & Phonological Awareness: Definitions & Activities

2. Phonemic & Phonological Awareness: Definitions & Activities

Phonics, phonemic awareness, and phonological awareness may all sound really similar, but they are all different yet important skills required for successful reading. Watch this lesson to find out about each one and how to develop them.

Sound-Symbol Association & Literacy Development

3. Sound-Symbol Association & Literacy Development

In this lesson, you'll find out why symbols and their sounds are important to new readers. You'll also put yourself in the shoes of a new reader and consider some of the challenges you faced when you first learned to read and write.

Development of Print Awareness & Concepts

4. Development of Print Awareness & Concepts

One of the very first steps in the reading process is print awareness. This lesson defines print awareness and gives some hints on how to use lap reading to develop an understanding of print directionality, spacing, and the alphabetic principle.

Promoting Emergent Literacy Skills in Students with Learning Disabilities

5. Promoting Emergent Literacy Skills in Students with Learning Disabilities

Helping students with learning disabilities learn to read is such an important part of supporting their literacy development. This lesson discusses what you can do to promote emergent literacy skills in students with learning disabilities.

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