What every teacher should know Reading 101: A Guide to Teaching Reading and Writing Introduction: How Children Learn to ReadCourse ModulesPrint AwarenessPre-testIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestPhonological and Phonemic AwarenessPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestPhonicsPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestFluencyPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestVocabularyPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestSpellingPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestComprehensionPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestWritingPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestAssessmentPre-TestIn DepthIn PracticeAssignmentsPost-TestTeacher ToolboxThe Struggling ReaderAlphabetic PrinciplePhonological AwarenessDecodingClassroom ManagementDifferentiated InstructionLanguage Arts BlocksGlossaryResourcesBecoming a Certified Literacy Teacher Phonics: Pre-Test Phonics instruction teaches: a. the relationship between letters and sounds in written form b. the understanding that speech is made up of individual sounds c. the awareness that print carries meaning d. none of the above Phonics instruction has an impact on a child's: a. reading ability b. writing ability c. both reading and writing ability d. neither reading nor writing ability Teaching students that the letters ph represent the /f/ sound is an example of what type of instruction? a. whole language b. vocabulary c. phonics d. all of the above Which of the following is a true statement? a. phonics involves looking at the sounds letters make in spoken words b. phonics involves looking at the relationship between letters and sounds in written form c. phonics involves looking at how print works d. phonics involves looking at the difference between consonants and vowels Phonics instruction is most effective when it begins in: a. preschool or pre-kindergarten b. kindergarten or first grade c. second or third grade d. none of the above Which of the following is an approach used for phonics instruction? a. children learning the letters or letter combinations that represent sounds b. children using word parts or families to identify unknown words c. children learning to segment words into sounds and writing letters for these sounds d. all of the above Effective phonics instruction may improve: a. fluency b. word recognition c. spelling d. all of the above Phonics instruction: a. is an entire reading program b. is one component of a reading program c. should be introduced in grades two and three d. none of the above The best way to teach letter-sound relationships is to: a. use an "I do", "We do", "You do" teaching method b. provide ample practice to all students c. continue to practice one set of skills until all students achieve mastery d. all of the above Phonics instruction is effective for which of the following groups of children? a. learners of the English language b. children from low socioeconomic level households c. children who are struggling with comprehension d. all beginning readers Next: Phonics In Depth > Reading 101 is a collaboration with the Center for Effective Reading Instruction and The International Dyslexia Association.