Alphabetic Principle


What is the alphabetic principle?

Children's knowledge of letter names and shapes is a strong predictor of their success in learning to read. Knowing letter names is strongly related to children's ability to remember the forms of written words and their ability to treat words as sequences of letters.




What is alphabetic knowledge?

1.  Students should be able to recognize all  lowercase and uppercase letters of the alphabet.

2.  Students should be able to match  a  lowercase letter with the correct uppercase  letter.

3.  Students should know the difference between a letter and a number.


What is alphabetic sequence?

1.  Students should be able to tell the letter that comes before a given letter.

2.  Students should be able to tell the letter that comes after a given letter.


What are letter sounds?

1.  Students should be able to recognize and produce the sounds of all 26 lowercase letters of the alphabet.

2.  Students should be able to recognize and produce the sounds of all 26 uppercase letters of the alphabet.



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