Ch 5: Teaching the Alphabet

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll discover the techniques that can be used to effectively teach the alphabet. Use the video lessons to explore the theoretical and practical elements of this fundamental step in literacy development.

Teaching the Alphabet - Chapter Summary

This chapter explains the core concepts associated with teaching the alphabet to students. Learn about the alphabetic principle and the strategies you'll need to teach letter identification. You'll also take a look at the tools teachers can use to develop students' letter knowledge and help them to build their writing skills. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Define the alphabetic principle and explain its relationship to literacy development
  • Implement a range of techniques for teaching letter identification
  • Understand how to promote letter knowledge, formation and sounds

Our experienced instructors take you through each lesson at a suitable pace and provide clear explanations and examples that make the material as straightforward as possible. Use the video tags to jump to the main points of the video and re-visit topics that are most relevant to you. Once you've completed a lesson, test yourself using the short quizzes provided.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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