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 Phonemic Awareness: Pre-Test Phonemic awareness is: a. a strong predictor of future reading success b. a sub skill of phonological awareness c. a foundational reading skill d. all of the above There are _______ sounds in the English language: a. exactly 26 b. more than 60 c. more than 40 d. exactly 52 Phoneme blending is: a. easier than syllable blending b. harder than onset and rime c. easier than identifying rhyming words d. easier than phoneme addition, deletion, and substitution The onset sound(s) is the: a. last sound in a syllable b. the vowel and any following consonant sounds at the end of a syllable c. the vowel sound in a syllable d. sounds before the vowel in a syllable The definition of phoneme is, "The smallest part of _________ language." a. spoken b. written c. informal d. formal The word eight has how many phonemes? a. 5 b. 4 c. 3 d. 2 Phonological awareness is: a. a person’s ability to hear sound structures of speech b. a person’s ability to manipulate sound structures of speech c. a print-free skill set d. all of the above How are phonemes represented in writing to differentiate them from actual words? a. by placing the letters between slashes /b/ b. by placing the letters between asterisks *b* c. by placing the letters in parentheses (b) d. by placing the letters between percent signs %b% How many syllables do you hear in the word submerges? a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 Which of the following is an example of phoneme segmentation? a. a child telling his teacher that the first sound in run is /r/ b. a child sounding out an unknown word ("/b/ /e/ /s/ /t/ ... best") c. a child telling his teacher there are four sounds in truck, /t/ /r/ /u/ /ck/ d. a child telling his teacher that the last sound in cup is /p/ Next: Phonological and Phonemic Awareness In Depth > Reading 101 is a collaboration with the Center for Effective Reading Instruction and The International Dyslexia Association.