Phonological Awareness Skills

Some articles on phonological awareness, phonological awareness skills, skills:

Phonological Awareness and Reading
... Phonological awareness is an important determiner of success in learning to read and spell ... For most children, strong readers have strong phonological awareness, and poor readers have poor phonological awareness skills ... Phonological awareness skills in the preschool and kindergarten years also strongly predict how well a child will read in the school years ...
Reading For Special Needs - Reading in Special Populations - Down Syndrome
... found true for children with intellectual disabilities, such as children with Down syndrome, that phonological awareness skills are often deficient and require targeted teaching ... with Down syndrome show deficits in phonological awareness, and though they can develop such skills, often rely on sight word vocabulary knowledge rather than phonological awareness skills to ... Given this, it is recommended that phonological awareness skills be taught in a systematic manner with explicit instruction of how to use these skills when reading ...

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