Understanding Consonant and Vowel Phonemes in English

By Colorado Department of Education Last updated 2024/05/27
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Curious to learn more about the nature of English phonemes and their production? This handout from the Colorado Department of Education unpacks consonant and vowel sounds.

Curriculum Connection

B2. Language Foundations for Reading and Writing
This article builds educator understanding of articulatory gestures to support the teaching of isolating phonemes (B2.1).
Grade(s): K 1
Topic(s): Phonemic Awareness

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  1. Such a valuable resource – especially for those of us who are not SLPs and learning this for the first time over the past couple of years. Essential information that also supports explicit work with sound walls.

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