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How to meet diverse literacy student needs.

In your primary classroom, you have 15 children at all different stages of literacy development. What would you do to meet their needs?

Describe what you would implement for a spelling program. What types of activities would you include in your program?

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In your primary classroom, you have 15 children at all different stages of literacy development. What would you do to meet their needs? Phonics skills are very helpful in helping children learn to decode and sound out new words. I would implement a phonics program for these learners, because it helps beginners get started, and it helps advanced students take their skills to higher levels. All readers at all stages of literacy development (particularly in a primary classroom) can benefit from phonics instruction. Phonics, in case this is a new term for you, is the science of learning that letters stand (in the English language) for sounds. Many letters can represent more than one sound, vowels in particular. Letter sounds are also influenced by the other letters in the word, and there are rules to help students "sound out" the letter sounds in a word to be able to pronounce a new ...

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Suggestions to meet diverse literacy learning needs in early years students, suggested activities that can be used.

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