A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
Research-Based Instruction in Reading
Student Achievement and School Accountability Conference
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Some Cautions About Phonemic Awareness Instruction
- Phonemic awareness instruction is a means to an end, not an end in itself. It should be oriented toward helping children gain insight about the relationship between spoken sounds and letters.
- Phonemic awareness should not be the entire reading program.