Basic listening skills and “word awareness” are critical precursors to phonological awareness. Learn the milestones for acquiring phonological skills. This page helps parents to understand the importance of developmental phonological skills through easy to understand definitions. There is also a table which notes the age where 80 to 90 percent of typical students have achieved each phonological skill.
- Next story Learning About Your Child’s Reading Development
- Previous story Welcome to Ohio’s BOLD Beginning!
- Learning Begins at Birth VideoThis short video shows that what we do can really make a difference. …
- Ohio’s Early Learning & Development StandardsThe Standards support the development and well-being of young children to foster their learning. Because the infant/toddler years are marked by rapid developmental change, the Standards are divided …
- A Child Becomes a Reader: Proven Ideas from Research for Parents Kindergarten through Grade 3The road to becoming a reader begins the day a child is born and continues through the end of third grade. At that point, a child must read with ease and understanding to take advantage of the …
Tips From Families
- As a grandparent reading
As a grandparent reading to my grandchildren, I make sure the TV is turned off, they sit next to me and occasionally turn the lights off and read to them using a flashlight. They love it!
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”
— Margaret Fuller