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    What are some listening and speaking activities/strategies teachers could use to help students develop phonemic awareness and develop an understanding about sounds and symbol systems? Why is it important for the teacher to provide opportunities for integrating phonological awareness activities throughout the school day?

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    There are countless activities that teachers can do to increase student phonemic awareness and understanding of sounds and symbol systems! It is essential that students learn to listen to sounds and distinguish particular sounds. To aid this, students can go on listening hikes or sit/lay quietly for a few minutes with their eyes closed attempting to identify as many sounds as they can. They can also play variations ...

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    A discussion of the importance of phonemic awareness and some example activities to promote it.