Phonological Awareness in Young Children

IEL Resources

Web Resources

  • Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
    This article from the Reading Rocket website describes difficulties in phonological awareness from three perspectives: the child, the parent, and the teacher. It also offers strategies that each can use to deal with and address the issues..
  • Phonological Awareness: What It Is and How It Works
    Phonological awareness is a skill that allows kids to recognize and work with the sounds of spoken language. This article provides information about how you can help your child strengthen phonological skills.
  • Ask & Answer: Phonological Awareness
    This module helps to answer the questions: What is phonological awareness? Why is it important? How should it be taught? How can families support phonological awareness development?
Type of resource:
  • Resource List
Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Child Care Center
  • Family Child Care
  • Home
  • Preschool Program
Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family
  • Teachers / Service providers
Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
  • Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
  • Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Reviewed: 2017