Hand gestures
Procedures
Define it
100

What is the opposite of blending?  

Segmenting
100

How many weeks of Heggerty lessons are included in the book?  

35 weeks 

100

Define segmenting:  

Taking words apart into individual sounds or syllables.  

200

The roller coaster hand gesture is used for which Heggerty skill?  

Identifying medial sound

200

How long is each lesson?  

10-12 minutes 

200

Define phonemes.

Individual sounds 

300

The process of pulling all the sounds together is called.....

Blending

300

Which grade levels can benefit from Heggerty?   

preK, Kindergarten and early childhood classes 

300

What is onset-rime? 

The first initial sound in a word.  

400

When the teacher asks children to identify ending sounds, what hand gesture do the children use to accentuate the ending sound.  

A pull across their chest and a raised hand in the air as they say the end sound. 

400

True or False:  Heggerty can be taught in a small group.  

True

400

When using the Heggerty program... what does CHOP mean?

When students break words into parts or sounds.   It is a hand gesture.   

500

Show how a teacher uses hand gestures to substitute a sound in a word.   

Removes a hand and replaces it with something else.   

500

If a child has phonemic proficiency, a child is able to do four Heggerty skills.... name those skills.     

Isolate sounds.

Blend sounds.

Manipulate sounds.

Segment sounds. 

500

Clarify the difference between phonemic awareness and phonics.   

Phonemic Awareness is:  Oral and auditory

Phonics is: Visual and auditory... they work with print.  

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