WHAT do children need?
They need to be taught: Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency and Vocabulary
WHY do they need these skills?
- Early, explicit, and systematic instruction in phonics, along with direct
instruction in phonological awareness, can prevent and also remediate
- The combination of explicit phonics and phonological training for all students
in kindergarten and first grade provides far greater results in word-level
reading skills than any other teaching practice that has been studies.
Phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, and vocabulary all lead to ……COMPREHENSION.