Predicting Progress in Beginning Reading : Dynamic Assessment of Phonemic Awareness

  title={Predicting Progress in Beginning Reading : Dynamic Assessment of Phonemic Awareness},
  author={Janet E. Spector},
This study investigates the ability of a dynamic measure of phonemic awareness to predict progress in beginning reading. Thirty-eight kindergarteners who were nonreaders were assessed in the fall on receptive vocabulary, letter and word recognition, invented spelling, phoneme segmentation, phoneme deletion, and dynamic phoneme segmentation. They were retested near the end of the school year on reading, spelling, and phonemic awareness. The results of the multiple-regression analyses supported… CONTINUE READING

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