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Teaching Phonemic & Phonological Awareness- Chapter Summary
Understanding how to effectively teach phonemic and phonological awareness is an important aspect of being a reading specialist. You will review information such as the impact of phonological skills when developing literacy skills. When you complete this chapter you should be able comfortable with the following topics:
- Basic information about phonemic and phonological awareness
- How to effectively develop phonological skills
- The strategies teachers use to develop phonological and phonemic skills
- Instructional strategies
- Evidence-based instruction
- How phonological skills are impacted with literacy development
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1. 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.
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. Teaching Strategies for Phonological & Phonemic Skills
In this lesson, you'll gain an understanding of teaching strategies for helping students improve phonological skills. You'll also learn activities related to phonemic skills, and take a quiz to check your knowledge.
4. 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.
5. Evidence-Based Instruction for Phonemic Awareness
Phonemic awareness is an essential skill for early reading development. This lesson defines phonemic awareness and focuses on effective programs and instruction.
6. 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.
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- Leadership & Professional Development for Reading Specialists
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