SOURCEBOOK OF PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS ACTIVITIES, VOLUME 1: CHILDREN'S CLASSIC LITERATURE continues to integrate proven phonological awareness activities with timeless children's classics, such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears, to help effectively treat children with language difficulties and reading problems. Proven awareness activities at the word, syllable, and phoneme levels are provided. This invaluable Sourcebook uses the richness of classic children's literature to create an easy-to-use program that can instantly be put into practice to further a child's reading success as he or she advances from oral language to proficiency in print.
· Superb phonological awareness activities reinforce skills at the word, syllable, and phoneme level. The edition continues to provide a wealth of proven phonological awareness activities at various levels to ensure progressing students acquire the skills and confidence needed for reading success.
· Practical materials retain the richness of timeless children's literature. This Sourcebook actively engages today's learner as the author deftly connects learning activities with timeless classic stories, such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood and many more.
· PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS ACTIVITIES DIRECTLY CORRESPOND TO READING ALREADY RECOMMENDED IN SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. Educators save time with the convenience of using literature that's already recommended, approved, and readily available in the classroom environment.
· DETAILED rationale clearly explains the importance of including phonological awareness training in emergent literacy and early reading activities. This edition clearly documents how the effectiveness of oral language training in phonological awareness significantly improves when students apply newly acquired phonological awareness skills directly to simple reading.
· STEP-BY-STEP TECHINQUES DEMONSTRATE HOW TO ADAPT EXISTING READING MATERIALS INTO TOOLS FOR phonological awareness training. Today's speech-language specialists, special educators, and parents can benefit from clear, step-by-step guidance in helping children advance from oral language to print.
· CLEAR INSTRUCTIONS GUIDE EDUCATORS THROUGH PREPARATION, PRESENTATION AND CORRECTING STUDENTS. This edition offers proven instructions for educators to most effectively incorporate the materials into the classroom. You'll also find guidelines for correcting errors as well as tools for tracking student progress.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
2. How the Materials are Arranged and Suggestions for Using Them.
3. Phonological Awareness Activities to Use with Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
4. Phonological Awareness Activities to Use with Jack and the Beanstalk.
5. Phonological Awareness Activities to Use with Little Red Riding Hood.
6. Phonological Awareness Activities to Use with Rumpelstiltskin.
7. Phonological Awareness Activities to Use with Sleeping Beauty.
8. Phonological Awareness Activities to Use with The Seven Dwarfs.
9. Phonological Awareness Activities to Use with The Gingerbread Boy.
10. Phonological Awareness Activities to Use with Three Billy Goats Gruff.
Appendix: Record Sheets.
NEW TO THIS EDITION
· KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST RESEARCH AND DEFINITIONS OF PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS. A new chapter explores the links between language and reading, offers various definitions for phonology, and discusses normal phonological skill development to help establish a solid background for teaching and learning.
· FIND ALL THE TOOLS YOU NEED IN ONE RESOURCE. Chapter 2 offers numerous fresh and practical teaching instructions, teaching strategies to maximize the effectiveness of materials, and procedures for efficiently correcting students' work.
· HELP CHILDREN TRANSITION INTO READING BY IMPLEMENTING PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS ACTIVITIES AT THE PHONEME LEVEL THAT MOVE INTO PRINT. Six new activities under phonological awareness at the phoneme level are offered in Chapters 3-10. Activities include: substituting initial, final and middle sounds or letters in words; supplying initial and final sounds or letters in words; and switching the first sound and letter in words.
· FRESH NEW SOURCEBOOK DESIGN ENSURES EASIER USE. The new edition of this valuable Sourcebook incorporates an engaging yet functional layout that better guides educators through the effective processes.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Candace L. Goldsworthy, Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at California State University, Sacramento, received her doctorate from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. Dr. Goldsworthy is co-director of the Sacramento Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders and is a partner in the private practice of Speech-Language-Learning Associates. She served as Vice-Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at CSUS for ten years. A frequently requested professional speaker, Dr. Goldsworthy presents workshops on child language and literacy throughout the United States. Dr. Goldsworthy has received numerous professional awards, including Fellow of the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Outstanding Teaching Award for the College of Health and Human Services at California State University-Sacramento in 2001. She was also honored as Outstanding Alumna at California State University, Los Angeles in 2003, and received the first ever Distinguished Achievement award by the California Speech-Language Hearing Association in 2009.