Little children who are learning about the sounds in words move from larger units of sound—phrases and words—to smaller units of sound—sounds within syllables.
Take the word “elephant,” for example. 498 more words
A phoneme is the smallest sound in a spoken language. There are 42 in American English, according to some experts, but more if regional pronunciations are considered. 240 more words
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K-W-L charts have been used by reading teachers for almost 30 years, but they can be just as useful to parents of young children to help them with reading comprehension. 400 more words
Frontloading means preparing a child to read new material by loading his mind ahead of time with information which will help him understand the new material. 568 more words