Pre-requisites

Back to Developing Phonemic Awareness in Kindergarten Children


This mini-course assumes the following pre-requisites:

  • knowledge of onsets and rimes, and the
  • ability to identify onsets and rimes in spoken words.


Take this Quick Quiz to see if you have these pre-requisites: Record your answers on a piece of paper so you can compare them to the answers provided below by the Teacher.

  1. Which sentence below best describes a rime?
    1. The rime is the final sound in word.
    2. The rime is the initial sound or blend in a word.
    3. The rime is the vowel sound.
    4. The rime is both the initial sound and the vowel sound.
    5. The rime is both the vowel and the following sounds.
  2. Which sentence below best describes an onset?
    1. The onset is the final sound in word.
    2. The onset is the initial sound or blend in a word.
    3. The onset is the vowel sound.
    4. The onset is both the initial sound and the vowel sound.
    5. The onset is both the vowel and the following sounds.
  3. For each photo below, say the name of the object in the photo aloud, then identify both the onset of the word and the rime of the word.


First photo:


Mouse.jpg


Second photo:


Pen.jpg



Please check your answers against those provided by the Teacher.


Teacher.jpg


For Teacher feedback, click this link at File:PreReqQuickQuiz.wma Please be aware that you may need to use your Back button to return to this page after listening to the Teacher feedback.


If you have all of the Quick Quiz answers correct, then you are ready to go back to Developing Phonemic Awareness in Kindergarten Children to begin your lessons.

If you missed any of the Quick Quiz questions, please take about five minutes to complete a brief lesson on Onset and Rime.