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13. Giving syllable feedback to learner

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Last updated 26 October 2012 15:29 by NZTecAdmin


  • Use your analysis of the learner’s responses to decide what to focus on. Again, only work on those areas that need further practice. If learners are not secure with syllables and onsets and rimes, start with these first, rather than phonemes.
  • You can use the activities in the assessment tasks as teaching tasks.
  • In this video you can watch Tom Nicholson giving Mao some feedback about his phonological awareness.

Feedback Mao

It’s clear that Mao is not having difficulties with phonological awareness. Tom can now look at how well Mao is decoding printed text.

Section D will focus on decoding- using readers’ phonological awareness to translate written text in language.

Next Section D: Decoding


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