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7. Onset rime 1 & 2

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Last updated 26 October 2012 15:29 by NZTecAdmin


  • Onset and rimes are important because they are the middle ground between hearing syllables in words and distinguishing phonemes.
  • Take time now to re-read the explanation of onset-rime awareness on page 15 in Starting Points: Assessment Guide.
  • Now watch these two short excerpts on this page and the next page of Tom Nicholson checking Mao’s onset-rime awareness. As you watch, think about the kind of follow-up activities you could do with Mao.


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