Friday, May 25, 2012

Teaching Phonics, Phonemic & Elkonin Boxes

Elkonin boxes can be used to teach phonemic awareness.
What are they?

Elkonin boxes are worksheets with have a spot to physically segment  words into phonemes.  
 So, using the word "phonemes" as an example, students would be asked to put it into its five sounds or phonemes by having a horizontal triangle split into five spaces.

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More later on how to deal with digraphs, long and short vowels, syllables, spacing, and methodology.

1 comment:

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