The two best predictors of early reading success are alphabet recognition and phonemic awareness.

Marilyn Adams, 1990

chalkboard child

The best evidence of a child's phonemic awareness can be found in his/her writing.

Michael Heggerty

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Phonemic awareness is central in learning to read and spell.

Linnea C. Ehri, 1984

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The lack of phonemic awareness is the most powerful determinant of the likelihood of failure to read.

Marilyn Adams, 1990

reading books

All children can benefit from being taught directly how to break up spoken words into smaller units.

Sally Shaywitz, 1999

ELL Student

Building phonemic awareness in Spanish will transfer and help improve reading in English.

Gorman and Gillam, 2003



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