Phonological Awareness Skills
|Segmenting words for kinesthetic learner!|
How should you teach these skills?
- Do 1 activity at a time!
- Work in small groups!
- Using the students names helps connect the learning and makes the activities fun! Sub names where you can!
You can accelerate student performance through these skills with direct teaching and practice!
Rote imitation and enjoyment of rhyme and alliteration
bat, hat, cat, zat (nonsence words count)
"She sells sea shells by the sea shore."
Rhyme recognition, odd word out
"Which two words rhyme:
big, pot, fig?"
Recognition of phonemic changes in words
Call Madison ..Wadison
Sing and play "Willaby, Walloby, Woo"
Clapping, counting syllables-working with Students' names is fun.
Jade (1 syllable)
Mason (2 syllables)
boat (1 syllable)
marvelous (3 syllables)
Distinguishing and remembering separate phonemes in a series
Show sequences of single phonemes with colored counters
Blending onset and rime
|c-at, p-ig, d-og Using words in a group is easier at the beginning...then random d-og, d-esk, h-op|
Producing a rhyme
"I'll say words three word that rhyme, you tell me one more...cat, fat, sat, _______"
Matching initial sounds; isolating an initial sound
"Say the first sound in Nicholas (/n/); Sam (/s/); Lyle (/l/)."
Compound word deletion
"What is baseball without base" (ball)
"What is Mason without son." (Ma)
Blending of two and three phonemes
/p/ /i/ (pie) /j/ /ā/ (Jade)
/b/ /a/ /g/ (bag) /n/ /i/ /k/ (Nick)
Phoneme segmentation of words that have simple syllables with two or three phonemes (no blends)
"Say the word as you move a chip for each sound."
Phoneme segmentation of words that have up to three or four phonemes (include blends)
"Say the word slowly as you move a chip."
Phoneme substitution to build new words that have simple syllables (no blends)
"Change the /b/ in bag to /l/. (lag)
Change the /ā/ in cane to /ō/."
Sound deletion (initial and final positions)
"Say meat. Say it again, without the /m/."
"Say safe. Say it again, without the /f/."
Sound deletion (initial position, include blends)
"Say prank. Say it again, without the /p/."