sic skill. The prognosis for success with developing phonemic awareness is very good for most children. In fact, many teachers have developed the assessment skills to identify children who need phonemic awareness instruction and the in-structional skills to provide such instruction in differentiated small-group instruc-tion.

Phonological awareness assessments provide teachers with information about each student's phonological awareness deficits so that proper interventions can be initiated. Phonological awareness is the foundation of phonemic awareness, phonics mastery and reading ability. Literacy Place for the Early Years—Kindergarten © 2011 Scholastic Canada Ltd. Kindergarten Oral Language Assessment Scale Name: LANGUAGE FOR SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS 1 ...