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What Is Phonemic Awareness? --> Your Child & You #025
May 12, 2011

What Is Phonemic Awareness?

Phonemic Awareness (PA) is the ability to hear, identify, and manipulate the individual sounds which make up words.

In the past few decades, large amounts of research have improved our understanding of PA and its importance in helping your child learn to read.

There are hundreds of research studies conducted on all aspects of PA, and how it affects and benefits reading and spelling abilities of young children.

The National Reading Panel of the US have stated that PA improves your child's reading and reading comprehension, and that it also helps your child learn to spell.

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