Ch 4: Teaching Phonemic & Phonological Awareness

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter will allow you to review or learn more about teaching children phonemic and phonological awareness. Every lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz to help check your understanding of the chapter's material.

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

Did you know that the resources in this chapter can be accessed from any mobile device? As long as you have a reliable internet connection, you can access this chapter on your home computer or on a mobile friendly-device such as a tablet. This allows you the flexibility and convenience to study where and when it is best for you.

6 Lessons in Chapter 4: Teaching Phonemic & Phonological Awareness
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Phonemic & Phonological Awareness: Definitions & Activities

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.

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.

Teaching Strategies for Phonological & Phonemic Skills

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.

Instructional Strategies for Phonological Awareness

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.

Evidence-Based Instruction for Phonemic Awareness

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.

Impact of Phonological Skills on Literacy Development

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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