5 Fun & Easy Ideas for Segmenting and Blending Phonemes

Segmenting and Blending phonemes in the early grades is not just a game, it’s crucial. This vital part of phonemic awareness will lead to future success in decoding and encoding. For kindergarten and first-grade teachers, fostering phoneme segmenting and blending…

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Pocket Charts: 3 NEW Reasons for Using This “Old-Fashioned” Resource

Pocket Charts USED TO BE a staple in classrooms. In today's rapidly advancing technological landscape, it's easy to be swept away by the allure of digital tools and interactive screens, especially in educational settings. However, there's something timeless and effective…

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Phonemic Awareness: Step 6 Helping Students Thrive with Phonemes
Phonemic Awareness: Phonological Awareness Step 6 Empowers Students with Manipulating Phonemes

Phonemic Awareness: Step 6 Helping Students Thrive with Phonemes

Let's wrap this up with Phonemic Awareness. As mentioned before, Phonological Awareness is oral and students need to understand letters and sounds before the symbols are added. Previously, we have looked at matching beginning (alliteration) and ending (rhyming) sounds...moved to…

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Segmenting and Blending with Phonemic Awareness: A Powerful Step 6 in Phonological Awareness

We have come to Step 6 in Phonological Awareness, and I think it's the biggest. I have decided to break it into 3 parts. This post will talk about Segmenting and Blending and next week's post is about Adding, Deleting,…

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