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Nursery Rhymes Old Fashioned? Not A Chance - Systematic Interventions for Teaching KEY Phonological Awareness Skills in SPED -
Nursery rhyme experiences and knowledge are considered important precursors and determinants of later literacy abilities (Sadlier-Oxford, 2000; Zuralski, 2005) and are often used to facilitate young children’s phonological and language-related abilities (e.g., Morris & Leavey, 2006; Neuman, 2004). Harper (2011) found that the knowledge of nursery rhymes enhances children’s phonological awareness and sensitivity to individual …