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Sourcebook of Phonological Awareness Activities Vol I: Children's Classic Literature, 1st Edition

  • Candace L. Goldsworthy, Ph.D. California State University, Sacramento
  • ISBN-10: 156593797X  |  ISBN-13: 9781565937970
  • 213 Pages
  • © 1998 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $139.50 List Price = $ 185.95
  • Newer Edition Available



Sourcebook of Phonological Awareness Activities: Children's Classic Literature provides speech-language pathologists and educators with the appropriate training tools and materials for treating children with language difficulties and reading problems. The training activities have been integrated with classic children's stories to facilitate children's language learning and provide a solid foundation on which children can develop and increase phonological awareness.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides superb phonological awareness activities at the word, syllable, and phoneme level
  • Includes practical materials that retain the richness of children�s literature
  • Describes a rationale for inclusion of phonological awareness training into emergent literacy and early reading activities
  • Enables clinicians to �pick up and run� with highly appropriate and easy-to-use program materials
  • Includes techniques for adapting existing reading materials for use in phonological awareness training

Table of Contents

Introduction. What’s the Link Between Phonological Awareness and Reading? Phonological Awareness Skill Development. Who Needs Phonological Awareness Training? Does it Work? How is Phonological Awareness Ability Assessed? Who Should do the Training, Where, and How Long? How These Materials Are Arranged. Phonological Awareness Activities at the Word Level. Phonological Awareness Activities at the Syllable Level. Phonological Awareness Activities at the Phoneme Level. How to Use These Materials. Where to Find Specific Materials. Some Specific Suggestions for Use. Some Unanswered Questions and a Look to the Future. Materials. Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Jack and the Beanstalk. Little Red Riding Hood. Rumpelstiltskin. Sleeping Beauty. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The Gingerbread Boy. Three Billy Goats Gruff. Outcome Measures.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Candace L. Goldsworthy, Ph.D.

Candace L. Goldsworthy is Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at California State University, Sacramento, and served as Vice-Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology for ten years. Honored as an Outstanding Alumna, she also won the Outstanding Teaching Award for the College of Health and Human Services. Dr. Goldsworthy is also Co-Director of the Sacramento Scottish Rite Clinic for Childhood Language Disorders and a partner in the private practice of Speech-Language-Learning Associates. A Fellow of the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Dr.Goldsworthy received its Distinguished Achievement award in 2009. Dr. Goldsworthy has presented workshops on child language and literacy throughout the United States and published several books, including Volumes I and 2 of this text, and Volume 3, which she wrote with Dr. Robert Pieretti. Additional publications include Developmental Reading Disabilities: A Language Based Treatment Approach and Linking the Strands of Language and Literacy: A Resource Manual. Dr. Goldsworthy received her doctorate from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio.Dr. Goldsworthy has received numerous professional awards, including Fellow of the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Outstanding Teaching Award for the College of Health and Human Services at California State University-Sacramento in 2001. She was also honored as Outstanding Alumna at California State University, Los Angeles in 2003, and received the first ever Distinguished Achievement award by the California Speech-Language Hearing Association in 2009.