Ch 1: Foundations of Reading: Phonological & Phonemic Awareness

About This Chapter

While prepping for the WI Foundations of Reading exam, be sure to go through the resources in this chapter. They make reviewing for questions about phonological and phonemic awareness interesting.
8 Lessons in Chapter 1: Foundations of Reading: Phonological & Phonemic Awareness
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Phonology: Definition, Rules & Examples

1. Phonology: Definition, Rules & Examples

All languages follow a specific set of rules that determine how we sound when speaking. The study of these rules is called phonology. This lesson will introduce you to phonology and provide several examples of phonological processes.

Evidence-Based Instruction for Phonemic Awareness

2. 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.

Phonological Development in Children: Stages & Overview

3. 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.

Phoneme: Definition, Segmentation & Examples

4. 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.

Teaching Strategies for Phonics & Sight Words

5. 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.

What is Phonics? - Definition & Overview

6. What is Phonics? - Definition & Overview

In this lesson, we explore phonics and the phonics-based system of teaching students to read and spell, as well as note the major difficulty with such a system.

Teaching Strategies for Phonological & Phonemic Skills

7. 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.

Impact of Phonological Skills on Literacy Development

8. 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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