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ERIC Number: ED501896
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Pages: 146
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-5788-6749-5ISBN-978-1-57886-749-3
Phonemic Awareness: A Step by Step Approach for Success in Early Reading
Perez, Idalia Rodriguez
Rowman & Littlefield Education
This guide will help teach phonemic awareness to Pre K-3 students. It presents phonemic awareness as a sophisticated branch of phonological awareness through interactive activities that allows the student to succeed in learning the sounds represented by the letters of the alphabet. The book is designed to provide easy-to-follow suggestions for: (1) assessing student's phonemic awareness; (2) instruction on phonemic awareness skills and strategies or activities that reinforce those skills; and (3) development of phonemic awareness through rhymes, riddles, games, word sorting, sound manipulation, and songs to reinforce patterns in words. Contents include: (1) Introduction; (2) The Sounds in Words: A Theoretical Perspective; (3) Phonemic Awareness: An Overview; (4) Questions and Answers About Phonemic Awareness; (5) Phonemic Awareness Assessment; (6) Fundamentals of Phonemic Awareness Every Practitioner Must Know; and (7) Instruction and Strategies; Six appendices include: (1) Practice and Reinforcement Activities; (2) Literary Selections; (3) Books That Support Phonetic Elements; (4) Web Sites; (5) English and Spanish Form Letters; and (6) Common Phonogram Patterns or Rimes.
Rowman & Littlefield Education. 15200 NBN Way, P.O. Box 191, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214-0191. Tel: 800-462-6420; Fax: 800-338-4550; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Primary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A