rdng504 | Graduate
Phonological Theory And Application
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Overview of Phonics in Education
- Discuss the history and controversy of using phonics instruction in schools.
- Evaluate basic approaches to and most current research on phonics instruction.
- Identify the linguistic, neurological, cognitive, and socio-cultural factors that influence reading and writing.
- Define phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, and phonics.
Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
- Explain the role of phonological awareness and phonemic awareness in the reading process.
- Identify strategies for embedding the components of phonological and phonemic awareness in instruction.
- Adapt components of phonological and phonemic awareness strategies for diverse learners.
- Identify assessments used to assess phonological and phonemic awareness.
Phonics in Reading, Writing, and Spelling Instruction
- Describe the role phonics and high-frequency words play in reading fluency.
- Identify texts and strategies for embedding phonics instruction within authentic reading, writing, and spelling tasks.
- Identify activities and strategies for using word sorts in phonics instruction.
- Create effective phonics assessments related to reading, writing, and spelling.
- Explain the stages of spelling development.
- Adapt phonics strategies in writing and spelling tasks for diverse learners.
- Create effective phonics assessments related to writing and spelling.
Technology and Interventions
- Identify multimedia and technology tools to enhance phonics instruction in reading, writing, and spelling.
- Evaluate phonics interventions used for beginning readers and older readers who are struggling.
- Identify best practices in teaching phonics and differentiating phonics instruction for diverse learners.
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