Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Phonemic awareness is discussed as one possible prerequisite and predictor of later reading ability. The role of phonemic awareness in the development of emergent literacy is investigated through a thorough review of relevant literature. The usefulness of phonemic awareness as a predictor of later reading and spelling achievement is discussed. In addition, the effectiveness of phonemic awareness intervention is discussed. Suggestion for future research are presented.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations
Melissa L. Heston
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©2007 Cheryl M. Geurts
Geurts, Cheryl M., "The role of phonemic awareness in the development of emergent literacy" (1997). Graduate Research Papers. 760.