Bridging the 5 Elements of Reading. Phonemic AwarenessPhonicsVocabularyFluencyComprehension. Framework for Reading. . Workshop Outcomes. Define phonological awareness and its componentsUnderstand why phoneme awareness is importantIdentify the progression of phoneme awareness skillsLearn how to teach and model effective phonemic awareness strategiesKnow how to explicitly teach blending and segmentingUnderstand the importance of concepts about print and letter identification.