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Teaching Phonics in Early Childhood - Chapter Summary
This chapter touches on various approaches of teaching phonics in early childhood education. Lessons compare the discussed strategies while outlining ideas for lessons and more. Topics covered in this chapter include the following:
- Teaching sound-spelling, blending and dictation
- Explicit and implicit methods to teaching phonics
- How decoding and encoding relate in phonics
- Alphabet lessons
- Fundamental phonics and decoding
- Teaching sight words
- Selecting assessments
The practice quizzes accompanying each lesson allow you to get a read on your understanding subject-by-subject, helping you remember important information as you process more content. And once you're through the chapter, you can measure your comprehension on a more complete level by means of the practice final exam.
1. Teaching Phonics: Sound-Spelling, Blending & Dictation
For many children, phonics instruction is the root of learning to read. In this lesson, you will discover the importance of sound-spelling, blending, and dictation in phonics instruction.
2. Explicit & Implicit Phonics Approaches to Literacy
Phonics are a fundamental part of learning to read well. But how should they be taught? In this lesson, we'll examine both explicit and implicit approaches to phonics instruction, including the pros and cons of each and example activities.
3. The Relationship Between Decoding & Encoding in Phonics
Though not all children learn to read in the same way and at the same time, there are predictable relationships between some of their steps. This lesson will define decoding and encoding and detail their interplay in a developing reader.
4. Alphabet Lessons for Kindergarten and Preschool
Teaching the alphabet is a large part of teaching preschool and kindergarten. This lesson will give you several activities you can use to teach this important skill to your students.
5. Teaching Phonics in the Classroom
In this lesson, you will work toward being able to explain phonics as a teaching method, understanding the connection between phonics and phonological awareness, and understanding some activities and strategies to help with teaching phonics.
6. Basic Phonics & Decoding Skills for Literacy
Learning to read and write requires a solid foundation of phonics and decoding skills. This lesson will define phonics and show how basic skills can help struggling readers.
7. Teaching Strategies for Phonics & Sight Words
Learning about phonics is a crucial aspect of learning to read and write. This lesson offers concrete strategies for teaching phonics and sight words.
8. Choosing Assessments for Phonics & Word Identification
Assessing emerging literacy skills, like phonics and word identification, gives teachers important data. This lesson shows how to choose and use assessments for phonics and word identification.
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