Essay about Types Of Phonemic Awareness And Phonics

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In Chapter five, defines phonemic awareness and phonics and how they are important to learning. But then there are certain drawbacks and benefits teaching those areas of reading. Phonics deals with children seeing the phonograms and how it relates to words instead of only the sounds. There are many types of phonics instruction two examples are analytic and synthetic phonics. There are many nationalities that make up the world especially the U.S. which the dominant is English and children who grew up with their own dialects pronounce certain letters or words differently than the Standard English. Next, teachers have so many methods to assess a child’s phonemic awareness and phonics, one example is phoneme isolation. Besides the assessment there are a variety of strategies teachers can use to teach phonemic awareness and phonics. Also there are two programs offered to help with word study one of the programs deal with sorting and the other goes through nine different categories. When reading about the phonemic awareness being important but omitting that part in teaching I’ve had that same experience. As far as remembering about the phonograms that is what I lacked. My teacher only went over the phonograms in one week never using the phonograms to teach how to decode the words. Instead she taught the phonograms using the alphabets from A-Z then she just jumped into the phonics. That is where I struggled learning the phonics because I could not make that connection between…

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