Word Recognition: Phonics and Comprehension Presented by Dr. Elaine Roberts. Components of a Balanced Literacy Diet. Motivation for literacy Concepts of print Word/World knowledge Language development Listening/thinking skills Sight words Phonemic awareness and letter-sound connections
And REAL WRTING experiences
Consolidated Syllable Juncture popping =popping
Consonant digraph (sh, ph) as in shut, paragraph
5. R controlled vowel (ar, ur, ir, or, er) as in far, fur, for; the vowel is neither long or short. Plus-ir, ar, ur often sound like er in one syllable words as in the word car, fur.
6. Consonant plus le, as in little, purple, treble = pur/ple
Discuss then check http://www.dictionary.com
Examples of chunking unfamiliar words using the analogy strategy: Spelling patterns are underlined. Vowels are long and short:
Vowels=A,E, I, O, U and sometimes y and w!
Steps of the analogy strategy:
*cat bed ride boatup yes
re/ spon/ si/ble
*spelling patterns are also called rimes (the vowel and letters after it in a syllable). The spelling patterns are underlined.
Struggling readers need to focus on phonics and vocabulary and connect to reading and writing
Great resource: Gaskins et al article about word recognition in Journal, The Reading Teacher