Kindergarteners talk about print: Phonemic awareness

Richgels, Donald J.; Poremba, Karla J.
May 1996
Reading Teacher;May96, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p632
Academic Journal
Examines the use of a reading and writing instrumental tool called `What Can You Show Us,' which helps kindergarten students to look carefully at print and develop phonemic awareness. Explanation on the importance of contextualized reading and phonemic awareness; Renewed attention of phonemic awareness traced to Adam's (1990) research; Importance of looking at print; Examples of What Can You Show Us activity.


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