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Summarizes the four broad goals associated with listening, speaking, reading and writing in early childhood education.
Summarizes factors that affect reading comprehension in terms of both the reader and the reading material.  Learn about subskills and reading models to improve
Summarizes two main purposes for assessing a reader’s vocabulary knowledge. Highlights issues surrounding the teaching of reading vocabulary.
Summarizes the causes of why students guess at words when reading a passage orally. Provides a list of suggestions to help decrease guessing.
Provides a summary of why inversions and reversals occur during reading. Lists recommendations to decrease inversion and reversal errors in beginning readers.
Provides a list of strategies to help students learn to use context clues to understand the meaning of unknown words.
Defines sight words and their importance to reading fluency. Provides methods of determining if a student’s sight vocabulary is up to grade level.
Provides a short description of four types of reading done within the classroom environment including reading aloud, independent, guided, and shared reading.
Provides a list of beneficial reasons for integrating literature into the curriculum including providing a language model and developing thinking skills.

Emergent literacy research suggests that children benefit from experiences with print beginning at a very young age.
Summarizes research that shows that children with learning disabilities will exhibit deficits in various semantic and syntactic abilities.
Learn about quality magazines that will support and strengthen what your child is learning in elementary school.  Recommended magazines and descriptions given.
Summarizes whole word reading instruction, how parts of a word contribute to the whole, and the progression to whole language instruction.
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