Phonological awareness is the perception of the speech
sounds that form words.
According to a report from the National Reading Panel to the
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (2000),
phonemic awareness training has caused reading and spelling
The benefits have lasted beyond the training
* Read, Read, Read
* Talk about sounds and
experiment with sounds with your child
* Talk about letters and the
sounds they make, point to letters and ask about the sound,
make a sound and have child identify the letter.
* Read books with your child
that promote phonemic awareness.
for Reading Skills Chart & Usborne Book Recommendations
Reading To Your Child
Your Child to Read
Create a Book Lover
Milestones (pdf file)
Phonics Skills Chart & Developing Phonemic