Phonological awareness is one's ability to recognise and use the sounds that make up words. It includes such skills as rhyming, identifying the sounds and syllables that make up words and blending a list of sounds to make a word. When children have well-developed phonological awareness skills (pre-reading skills), they have a solid foundation on which to build reading and writing skills
Phonological Fun is a comprehensive learning module based on the latest research that finds:
Phonological awareness skills are a vital pre-literacy skill. Phonological Fun can be used informally or systematically by early childhood professionals with individuals and groups of children from ages 3 years, and as a formal preliteracy skill program for children from 5 years. It caters for and enhances the skills of both advanced students and those experiencing difficulties. Based on current research, Phonological Fun is packed full of games and strategies children will clamour for. The ideal preliteracy tool. Including hundreds of parent, teacher and student friendly, fun activities. Available in Standard Version (non-photocopiable), and as a Blackline Version CD (for printing of fully photocopiable pages)
Children with well-developed phonological awareness skills have a sold foundation on which to build reading and writing skills at school. Children without these skills will be slower at developing fluent skills in reading and spelling. The 'Phonological Fun' module is full of fun games and activities to promote learning, of vital prereading skills. It caters for and enhances the skills of advanced students and those experiencing difficulties.
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