Theory and Thought
Phoneme Phun
The Brain Stuff
Random DC
100

The Simple View says reading comprehension is the product of ______ and language comprehension. 

Decoding (or Word Recognition)

100

This phoneme is produced on the lips, just like /p/. 

/b/

100

How many areas in the brain are used to read?

Three: VWFA, Broca's, and Wernicke's. 

100

This high school is DCPS' oldest high school. 

Dunbar 

200
Phonology is the study of ________, while orthography is the study of print. 

sounds/phonemes 

200

This phoneme is produced when the upper teeth hit the lower lip and force air out, just like /v/! 

/f/

200

Which area of the brain recognizes print?

VWFA

200

This is DCPS' largest school (almost 2,000 students) 

Wilson High School

300

English is a _____ language, which means letters or graphemes represent individual sounds. 

alphabetic 

300

This phoneme is the ONLY phoneme produced in the back of the throat

/h/

300

____'s area is the area thought to be the most common source of word-reading difficulty. 

Wernickes, or phonological processor
300

There are ___ elementary schools (any answer within 10 gets it) 

80 (66 Elementary and 14 Ed Campuses)

400

What's a syllable?

A unit of speech including one vowel sound. 

400

There are 20 of them, they let air escape, and they can be easily confused. 

vowels

400

Broca's area is responsible for many things. Name TWO. 

Articulation, Comprehension, Context, Semantics, Enjoying Music 

400

What ward are the two Clinics located in?

Ward 5 and Ward 8 

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