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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Phonological and phonemic awareness

What is phonological and phonemic awareness?

According to Ms. Anna Geiger, of The Measured Mom, "phonological awareness is different than phonics because it’s about sounds and not letters. Children can develop phonological awareness with their eyes closed."

Here  is my 6-year old son's favorite rhyming book:

Ms. Geiger also wrote: 

Phonological awareness includes:
  • understanding of word
  • rhyming ability
  • understanding syllables
  • phonemic awareness

Anna Geiger shared more on her site The Measured Mom. Click here to read the entire article.

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