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Helping Your Child with Reading Building Blocks

Help your child develop into a successful reader by providing the building blocks for reading at a young age. Check that your child has developed pre-reading skills and encourage emergent literacy through spoken language, phonological awareness, print awareness, and more.

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  • 21.

    The Great Debate: Code-Emphasis vs. Meaning-Emphasis Programs

    Controversy surrounds the beginning reading stage. The intense "debates," even "wars," of the last 50 years are...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 22.

    The Structure of Complex Words

    For the purposes of teaching reading, we will divide the structure of words into five multiletter word parts: (1)...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 23.

    Word-Attack Skills Assessment

    The word-attack skills test (see table below) is designed to serve (1) as a quick screening test to determine at what...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 24.

    What is Decoding?

    Decoding refers to the process of translating a printed word into a sound. First, please read the following words aloud:...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 25.

    Fluency Contributes to Comprehension

    Fluent reading is expressive, accurate, and appropriately paced. Fluent reading is smooth and expressive, sounds like...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 26.

    Reading

    Reading is perhaps the single most important academic skill we acquire. Western cultures tend to be reading- and...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 27.

    The Use of Context Cues in Reading

    When children encounter an unfamiliar word in reading, they may make use of context cues, that is, information from...

    Source: LD Online
  • 28.

    Structural Analysis Contributes to Vocabulary and Fluency

    Complex words are far more prevalent in the harder books read by third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders than in books...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 29.

    Bottom-Up Theories of the Reading Process

    Suggests that children learn to read by learning the parts of language (letters) and progressing to the whole text...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 30.

    Six Approaches to Phonics Instruction

    Phonics instruction teaches the relationships between the letters of the wriiten language (graphemes) and the individual...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall

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