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Assessing phonemic awareness

Read Chapter 6, Phonological awareness.
Print out the assessment sheet below. As you watch the video, use the Assessing phonemic awareness sheet to practise assessing phonemic awareness. Each item scores one point if correct. You can practise many times and discuss your findings.

Thomas

Assess Thomas’s awareness of the spoken word, syllables, alliteration, rhyme and phoneme.

Luke

Assess Luke’s awareness of the spoken word, syllables, alliteration, rhyme and phoneme.

Ally

Assess Ally’s awareness of the spoken word, syllables, alliteration, rhyme and phoneme.

Harry

Assess Harry’s awareness of the spoken word, syllables, alliteration, rhyme and phoneme.

Jock

Assess Jock’s awareness of the spoken word, syllables, alliteration, rhyme and phoneme.

Priscilla

Assess Priscilla’s awareness of the spoken word, syllables, alliteration, rhyme and phoneme.

Videos acknowledgements
Thank you to the children who agreed to help us learn about early reading development and to Helen Bettes, Reading Recovery Tutor.