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Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic awareness is the ability to notice, think about, and work with the individual sounds in words. We know that a student's skill in phonemic awareness is a good predictor of later reading success or difficulty. Find out what parents and teachers can do to help children develop this critical literacy skill.

Featured partner: National Association for the Education of Young Children
"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty. It should be offered to them as a precious gift." — Kate DiCamillo