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The ability to hear, distinguish, and manipulate phonemes (smallest unit of sound). Skills within this strand are: blending, segmenting, deleting, rhyming, isolating, and recognizing same sounds. Phonemic awareness is solely auditory processing with no print introduced.

Listed below are the different components of Phonemic Awareness:

Phoneme Isolation

Students will be able to identfy the different phonemes in either the beginning, middle, or end of a spoken word.

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Phoneme Identity

Students will be able to identify the same sound in different words.

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Phoneme Categorization

Students will be able to recognize the word in a set of three or four words that has a different sound.

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Phoneme Blending

Students will be able to listen to a sequence of separately spoken phonemes, then combine the phonemes to form a word.

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Phoneme Segmentation

Students will be able to break a word into its separate sounds (phonemes), saying each sound as they demonstrate the different phonemes.

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Phoneme Deletion

Students will be able to make a new word by taking away (deleting) a phoneme from an existing word.

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Phoneme Addition

Students will be able to make a new word by adding a phoneme to an existing word.

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Phoneme Substitution

Students will be able to make a new word by substituting a phoneme for another phoneme to create a new word.

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