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Intermediate phonological awareness skills

  • Awareness that a word can be broken down into component syllables
    o For example, that tomorrow has the three parts to, ma, row.
  • Awareness that a syllable can be broken down into onsets and rimes
    o For example, that the one-syllable word black has the onset bl and the rime æk or
    o that the syllables of the word sandy, san and dy, can be broken down into /s/ + /æn/ and /d/ + /i/