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ROTEIRO DE AVALIAÇÃO DA CONSCIÊNCIA FONOLÓGICA (RACF)

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Author(s): Boulhoça Suehiro, Adriana Cristina | Angeli dos Santos, Acácia Aparecida

Journal: Acta Colombiana de Psicologia
ISSN 0123-9155

Volume: 14;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 147;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: criterion validity | metalinguistic awareness | linguistic abilities

ABSTRACT
This paper aimed at assessing phonological awareness in elementary school children, in order to examine criterion validity evidences through comparing grades, and also to identify differences related to gender and age. Participants were 221 children aged 6 to 12 years (M=8.53; SD=1.40), who individually responded to Roteiro de Avaliação da Consciência Fonológica (RACF), a screening instrument. Out of 15 possible scores, children scored an average of 11.23 (SD=2.60), finding greater difficulty in identifying intermediate sounds of words. The ANOVA indicated significant differences between grades [F(3,218)=18,66; p
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