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Phonological Skills Inventory

Ages: preschool to 2nd grade Your Name:

Student s Name:

Age:

Grade:

Directions: y y y Assess the following skills, testing students individually. Write student s answer if indicated and circle correct or incorrect. If the student has consistently missed more than 5 in any given subsection, skip to the next subsection.

SECTION 1: RHYMING y Rhyme Identification : Say, Two words rhyme when they sound alike at the end. I m going to say 2 words and I want you to tell me if they rhyme. For example, the words sit and bit sound the same at the end, so they rhyme. The words chair and dog don t sound the same at the end, so they don t rhyme. 1. Bed & Fed 2. Run & Soap 3. Top & Miss 4. Hat & Cat y correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect

Rhyme Identification : Now it s your turn! I m going to read you one word and I want you to make up a word that rhymes with it. 5. Go 6. Fun 7. Row 8. Lake (a correct answer can be a real word or a nonsense word) correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect Section 1 Correct: out of 8

Phonological Skills Screening 1
Form adapted from Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (2002). Phonological Awareness Inventory. Retrieved from http://www.paec.org/ITRK3/FILES/PDFS/READINGPDFS/COOLTOOLSPHONOLOGICAL.PDF

bee (b) 2. Phonological Awareness Inventory. For example if I say basket. Lot. tree (ee) 7. bus.on 3. I hear that they all have a k sound at the end.org/ITRK3/FILES/PDFS/READINGPDFS/COOLTOOLSPHONOLOGICAL. you say basket (add clapping). I hear that they all have an s sound at the beginning of them. Or. when I hear the words sit.paec. Retrieved from http://www. Tag (1) 8. Bee. art (t) 3. Barn. shop. Their name.SECTION 2: SYLLABLES y Syllable Blending: I m going to say some words in a funny way and I want you to put them together to tell me what the whole word is. Bee (1) 7. sew. 1. sock (k) 5. Like. fast. pat. For example. back. Fix. Shin. Sunflower 4. more (m) 6. Li . sis (s) correct correct correct correct correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect Phonological Skills Screening 2 Form adapted from Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (2002). 5. Sister (2) 9. Pop .corn 2. share (sh) 8. Telephone (3) 10. 1. if I said cow boy. see. Mass. sick. big. pack. you say cowboy. 6. All i ga tor y correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect Syllable Segmentation: I m going to say some words and I want you to break it into parts or syllables by saying it again and clapping. mat.PDF . Milk. For example. four (f) 4. Helicoptor (4) correct correct correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect Section 2 Correct: out of 10 SECTION 3: PHONEMIC AWARENESS y Phoneme Identification: I m going to say 3 words and I want you to tell me what sound is the same in all of the words. sap. when I hear the words duck.

the word is m .a sh 24. In (i) correct correct correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect Now I m going to say some words and I want you to tell me what sound you hear at the end of the word. when I say dog. Mess (m) 12. Dug (g) 18.PDF .paec. F l ow er correct correct correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect y Phoneme Segmenting: I m going to say whole word and I want you to tell me what separate sounds there are. 15. At 28. For example. Kite (k) 11.y Phoneme Isolation: I m going to say some words and I want you to tell me what sound you hear at the beginning of the word. Ran (n) 19. when I say fit. S t o p 25. Bark correct correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect Phonological Skills Screening 3 Form adapted from Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (2002). if I say m . 27. M . I hear the d sound at the beginning. For example. Tank (t) 10. Shop 30. Zoo (oo) y correct correct correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect Phoneme Blending: I m going to say the separate sounds of a word and I want you to tell me what the whole word is. Fish (f) 13. Phonological Awareness Inventory.u d. Shake (sh) 14. O n 22. 9.u d. 21. Retrieved from http://www.org/ITRK3/FILES/PDFS/READINGPDFS/COOLTOOLSPHONOLOGICAL. Name 29. S a l t 26. Stick 31. I hear the t sound at the end. the word is mud. Mad (d) 17. if I say mud. Tarp (p) 16. Cinch (ch) 20. C a t 23. For example. For example.

say eat with a /m/ on the front of it 42. say duck without the /d/ 35. say art without the /t/ 36. Retrieved from http://www. say moo but change the /z/ to an /m/ 43. say poke with an /s/ in front of it 40. Phonological Awareness Inventory.paec.PDF . say rose without the /z/ 33. say cot but change the /t/ to a /b/ 45. say stuck without the /s/ 37. say boat without the /b/ 34.y Phoneme Manipulation 32. say bee with an /n/ on the end of it 39. say fin but change the /f/ to /ch/ correct correct correct correct correct correct correct correct correct correct correct correct correct correct incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect incorrect Section 3 Correct: out of 45 y Observations of student s ability to follow directions compared to other same-grade students: y Observations of student s ability to communicate compared to other same-grade students: Phonological Skills Screening 4 Form adapted from Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (2002).org/ITRK3/FILES/PDFS/READINGPDFS/COOLTOOLSPHONOLOGICAL. say duck but change the /d/ to an /s/ 44. say in with a /t/ on the front of it 38. say ram with a /p/ on the end of it 41.