Ch 3: Understanding Phonological Development & Awareness

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Deepen your understanding of phonological development and awareness by taking advantage of this chapter's expert instruction. Our fun lessons can improve your knowledge of this subject, while short quizzes can test your comprehension and enhance your ability to excel on a future test.

Understanding Phonological Development & Awareness - Chapter Summary

This self-paced chapter can ensure you have a well-rounded understanding of phonological development and awareness. Use the lessons to boost your confidence as you study phonological development in children, instructional strategies for phonological awareness and much more. Completing this chapter will enable you to:

  • Define and share examples of a phoneme
  • Describe the stages of phonological development in children
  • Discuss the relationship between phonemic and phonological awareness
  • Explain how students develop phonological awareness skills
  • Detail instructional strategies for developing phonological awareness

Using this chapter to study phonological development and awareness concepts offers a variety of benefits. In addition to learning from top instructors, you can communicate directly with subject-matter experts who can answer your lesson topic questions. Mobile accessibility enables you to review the lessons from home or anywhere you can secure an Internet connection. Short quizzes and a practice exam test your knowledge and help you feel certain that you're ready to succeed on your test.

5 Lessons in Chapter 3: Understanding Phonological Development & Awareness
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Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples

1. Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples

Phonemes are tiny units of sound in speech. When phonemes are combined, they can make up words. In this lesson, we will discuss what phonemes are, how to segment them in words and why they are important.

Phonological Development in Children: Stages & Overview

2. Phonological Development in Children: Stages & Overview

In this lesson you'll learn all about how children develop the ability to turn basic units of sound into actual language. We'll cover the major phonological skills and the stages of development. Following the lesson is a short quiz.

Phonemic & Phonological Awareness: Definitions & Activities

3. 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

4. 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.

Instructional Strategies for Phonological Awareness

5. 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.

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