Rimes are not necessarily favored by prereaders: evidence from meta- and epilinguistic phonological tasks.

@article{Savage2006RimesAN,
  title={Rimes are not necessarily favored by prereaders: evidence from meta- and epilinguistic phonological tasks.},
  author={Robert S. Savage and Rebecca Blair and Susan Rvachew},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2006},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={183-205}
}
This article explores young children's facility in phonological awareness tasks requiring either the detection or the articulation of head, coda, onset, and rime subsyllabic units shared in word pairs. Data are reported from 70 nonreading children and 21 precocious readers attending preschools. Prereading children were able to articulate shared heads, codas, and onsets, although rimes rarely were articulated. Precocious readers were able to articulate shared rimes, but articulation performance… CONTINUE READING