Phonemic awareness has been missing in many lower elementary classrooms for years, simply because it has been thought to be unnecessary due to phonics instructions. Yet, phonics is the study of graphemes (letters) with a focus on print to get children reading as well as writing letters. Phonemic awareness on the other hand focuses on phonemes (sounds), it is all auditory and helps children with their ability to manipulate sounds. With a strong foundation in phonemic awareness children can easily grasp phonics concepts.
Would you like more information? Read more in Unit 1!
This program can be completed in 10-15 minutes!
Unit 2 focuses on:
-Rhyme production and continues reviewing rhyme recognition
-Language Awareness (counting words)
-Finding final sounds
-Segmenting into onset and rime.
-Blending onset and rime. In week 4 students begin blending 2 and 3 phoneme words.
-Substituting/Adding/Deleting initial consonants
Each day covers the following concepts:
These lessons gradually build on themselves as you move through them as a class. It is best to start on Unit 1 even if you pick up the program mid-year and then move on from there. This program is perfect for K-2nd grade and with some tweaking can be used in a pre-k or even struggling 3/4 classroom.
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Need more help for phonemic awareness?
Say it, Move it: Phoneme Segmentation