Date of Award
Project (696 or 796 registration)
Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction
Heggerty, phonemic awareness, guided reading, kindergarten
This study focuses on the impact of the implementation of Heggerty Phonemic Awareness and Literacy Footprints guided reading system curriculum in a kindergarten classroom. Adding these interventions are to determine if a focus on phonemic awareness skills is essential for students to learn when beginning to learn how to read. Students were tested at the beginning of the school year for a base score, then tracked at every month, and then a final benchmarking in December. The study took place in a North Dakota elementary school, 23 kindergarten students was monitored for data purposes. The data and results demonstrate a positive impact on student learning by the implementation of Heggerty Phonemic Awareness and Literacy Footprints guided reading system curriculum.
Wierschke, Brianna Elizabeth, "The Effect of Direct Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Instruction and Small Group Literacy Interventions on Kindergarten Students’ Reading Growth" (2021). Dissertations, Theses, and Projects. 626.