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Playing With Poetry to Develop Phonemic Awareness

Mary Jo Fresch & David L. Harrison

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Playing With Poetry to Develop Phonemic Awareness

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Learn more about why phonemic awareness is crucial to literacy development and discover ways you can help preschool children connect sounds with print using fun, engaging classroom poetry. With these examples of activities around original children's poems, as well as links to high-quality poetry websites, favorite poetry compilations, and effective skill assessments, you can work phonemic awareness into your preschool curriculum in a playful yet effective way.

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