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ERIC Number: EJ1084421
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 16
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1096-2506
Teaching Phonological Awareness to All Children through Storybook Reading
Mihai, Alina; Friesen, Amber; Butera, Gretchen; Horn, Eva; Lieber, Joan; Palmer, Susan
Young Exceptional Children, v18 n4 p3-18 Dec 2015
In this article, the authors focus on one important early literacy skill--phonological awareness--and describe how to support its development for all children by intentionally embedding it in storybook reading. Supporting the development of young children's phonological awareness is an important part of helping a child learn to read. Preschool provides an opportunity for all children to develop their phonological awareness abilities, particularly important for children with delays or disabilities. Doing so will better prepare children for the more targeted instruction in phonemic awareness and decoding that are part of early reading instruction. It is also important to note that older students with disabilities who are struggling with reading may lack phonological awareness and would benefit from this type of intentional teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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