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Phonemic Awareness

What is phonemic awareness? The ability to recognize and manipulate individual sounds within a spoken word

New to phonemic awareness? Start with our step-by-step skill explainers: phoneme identificationsegmentation and blending, and manipulation.

Looking for teaching materials? Explore all our phonemic awareness resources below.

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