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A Few Ideas for Phonological Awareness

February 23, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on A Few Ideas for Phonological Awareness | Filed in: Early Literacy.

According to Ball (1993),¬†different phonological skills develop along a continuum. In summary, preschool and kindergarten skills include general awareness of sounds in speech,¬†making animal sounds, listening to rhymes and alliteration, and will sometimes make up nonsense words. Grade one skills focus on more specific aspects of sounds. They should be able to provide rhymes, guess • Read More »

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