Develop a 1.5 – 2 page, single-spaced essay that addresses the questions. Use the questions as guides to help your thinking and as a checkpoint to ensure you cover the items mentioned in the questions.
A. (a) Explain the alphabetic principle. (b) What is Phonics? (define what phonics is use your CORE book and other resources in this module to write up a thick explanation) (c) What is the importance of the alphabetic principle as related to phonics development?
B. (a) Define explicit phonics and implicit phonics. (b) Explain the difference between explicit and implicit phonics. (c) Provide specific examples for: Explicit Phonics and Implicit Phonics.
C. (a) What are vowel patterns ?—explain. (b) List all vowel patterns, explain/define each vowel pattern and provide examples of words for each of the vowel patterns. Use (Word Document included in resources) and your CORE book to explain each pattern and to provide specific examples of each vowel pattern.
D. Why is phonics so important to literacy development? (refer to what you learned in all the videos and other resources in this module)
E. (a) What phonics strategies should you see in an effective learning environment? (b)Name and explain 3 specific phonics strategies/activities you would like to see being taught in an effective classroom.
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