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Estudos e Pesquisas em Psicologia

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SANTOS, Acácia Aparecida Angeli dos et al. Language skills: the relationship between phonological awareness and writing. Estud. pesqui. psicol. [online]. 2017, vol.17, n.2, pp. 575-594. ISSN 1808-4281.

This study objective investigate the association between phonological awareness and writing in primary students and additionally compare the phonological awareness levels among school years and regions of origin of the participants. Participated 317 children, aged between 7 and 12 years, enrolled in the 3rd, 4th and 5th years of schools from different regions of Brazil, who responded to Roadmap of Phonological Consciousness Evaluation (RACF) and Writing Assessment Scale (EAVE). The data showed the existence of positive and significant correlation between both of, and revealed the existence of differences among school years and between regions. The results are congruent with those of other studies in the area and point out the importance of further research into the subject, to consolidate the knowledge about the role of language skills.

Keywords : learning; psychological assessment; metalinguistic skills.

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