Holiday Phonological Awareness Fun | SMARTER Intervention
Holiday Phonological Awareness Fun | This fun activity is meant to support syllable segmenting, phoneme segmenting, spelling, and written work. Here's why:In order to become a good speller, a student needs to be able to break big words into smaller chunks. #phonologicalawareness #literacyintervention #literacyactivity
The Importance of Phonemic Awareness | SMARTER Intervention
The Importance of Phonemic Awareness | Often times, phonemic awareness can be taken for granted. It can be assumed that if a child is past a certain age, that their phonemic awareness skills are strong. The truth is a majority of struggling readers have weaknesses in this area and it is one of the major reasons they haven’t been able to gain ground in reading abilities. This is an important skill set that should not be overlooked and you can't just assume its something your student has…
A Lack of Phonemic Awareness Skills Can Drastically Impact Older Readers | SMARTER Intervention
SMARTER Intervention | A Lack of Phonemic Awareness Skills Can Drastically Impact Older Readers | Developing phonemic awareness is important because it is the foundation for spelling and word recognition skills. Phonemic awareness is one of the best predictors of how well children will learn to read during the first two years of school instruction. Students at risk for reading difficulty often have lower levels of phonemic awareness than their peers. #phonemicawareness
A Fun Way to Support Phonological Awareness at Home | SMARTER Intervention
A Fun Way to Support Phonological Awareness at Home | Research is very clear that Phonological Awareness is a foundational strategy for students to obtain the necessary literacy skills to read and spell effectively and efficiently. HOWEVER, TEACHING OLDER STUDENTS PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS SKILLS CAN BE DIFFICULT So, as a parent, what can you do to support your dyslexic student in learning the necessary phonological awareness skills to be successful? This answer may surprise you.
How to Differentiate Phonological Awareness Instruction - Intervention Tip of the Week | SMARTER Int
How to Differentiate Phonological Awareness Instruction | Phonological awareness is one of those tasks that many feel is a skill that only primary teachers need to address. However, for many students who struggle to read or spell with accuracy - a phonological processing issue is at the heart of it. #phonologicalawareness #literacyintervention
5 Core Components of Reading - Phonological Awareness | SMARTER Intervention
Phonology is simply the study of the sound structure of our language and includes things such as articulation (pronunciation of words), the ability to identify beginning sounds of words, ending sounds of words, being able to manipulate different parts of words, and generally having awareness of the individual syllables and sounds that create words. Having awareness of the sound structure of the English language is critical in completing this literacy processing triangle.
5 Core Components of Reading - Phonics | SMARTER Intervention
Smarter Intervention Blog | 5 core components-phonics | Today, we wanted to jump into the second core component of literacy. PHONICS. The research is clear, phonics is a necessary component of effective reading instruction. #phonics #literacy #reading
Phonemic Awareness Songs - A Teachable Teacher
Songs are an excellent way to build phonemic awareness skills because they focus on the task of listening. Click to hear them all!
How to Teach Phonological Awareness Skills
Phonological awareness skills are the building blocks of future reading success. It’s important to help your little learners develop phonological awareness skills in Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten, because without these basic literacy skills they will struggle with reading later. What is Phonological Awareness? Phonological awareness refers to the ability to segment and manipulate the sounds ...
Halloween Literacy Activities | SMARTER Intervention
Halloween Literacy Activities | SMARTER Intervention | So if you know us well, you know that we LOVE all things fall. As you can probably guess we were so excited to be able to throw some Halloween activities into our mix. Most of the students we work with really struggle with phonological awareness and while we have phonological awareness built into our lessons we know that some of our students need extra practice with it. So we have some fun phonological awareness practice activities for…