Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

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Teaching Reading K-2 Workshop.


3. Word Study and Fluency

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Factors Related to This Session

Emergent literacy


Accuracy and fluency


In this session, you will investigate and apply research-based principles of word study and fluency in early literacy.

Session Preparation


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Learning Goals

At the end of this session, you will better understand:

concepts and research-based principles of effective work study

the difference between phonemic awareness and phonics

why fluency is important in begining reading instruction

issues and contreversies in word study instruction

"We don't know that there's one right way to teach phonics. We know that you must teach phonics. It's non-negotiable."

Jeanne R. Paratore

Jeanne R. Paratore.

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