Phonemic Awareness And Alphabetic Strategies

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Phonemic Awareness and Alphabetic Principle in addition to Phonics and Decoding Skills provide students with early skills of understanding letters and words in order to build their reading and writing skills. Students will need to recognize how letters make a sound in order to form a word. While each word has a different meaning to be to format sentences. While reading strategies for Reading Assessment and Instruction, I was able to find three strategies for Phonemic Awareness and three strategies for Alphabetic Principles which will provide advantage for the student in my research and classroom settings. One strategy notice while reading chapter 5 title Phonemic Awareness and Alphabetic Principle in the Reading Assessment and Instruction book is the “Grab the odd one out,” this strategy is to help students develop …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, phonics, and decoding skills provide students with early skills of understanding letters and words in order to build their reading and writing skills.
  • Explains how the "grab the odd one out" strategy helps students develop phonemic awareness through a hand-on activity.
  • Explains the "highlighting letter strategy" for students who are learning how to write letters and cursive handwriting. the student has ot therapy to help her with her writing ability.
  • Explains that the final strategy in phonemic awareness and alphabetic principle is "song, chant, and poetry." this strategy helps a student to explore and recognize how sounds combine to create words, word parts while combining written and oral language.
  • Explains that in chapter 6, the strategies are focused on a student's ability of acknowledging he letters along with producing the sound of the letter.
  • Explains the second strategy in the chapter, "letter name and sound mnemonics," which is a practice used in many classrooms.
  • Explains the "letter name-sound fish pod game," where students will work in small groups of two to four students. the teacher will provide the students with blue paper to cover the desk in order to place the laminated fish.

The first strategy of found with the chapter is “Say it, Write it”,” this strategy is used in a grade Kindergarten and 1st grade in addition to 3rd cursive handwriting. The teacher will provide each student with a dry erase board and marker for the activity. The teacher will say the letter she wants the students to write and then demonstrate by writing the letter on their own dry erase board. The teacher will then hide the demonstration and tell the students to “write it” in 10 seconds. When the time is up, the teacher will make note of the students who was unable to write the letter. The teacher will advise the student to erase the letter and rewrite it with only 7 seconds, they will complete this practice within 5 seconds until they get to 2 seconds to which they are to show legible handwriting. As mention before, the student I am working with struggles with legible handwriting, therefore this strategy will be used a as practice for the student to build her writing

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