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Reading Program Components

Please assist me in answering the following questions:

1. What is the role of phonics, high-frequency words, syllabic analysis, and fluency in a reading program?

2. What are the best techniques, activities, and materials for teaching and reinforcing phonics, high-frequency words, syllabic analysis, and fluency?

3. How might you go about implementing an effective word identification program in the grade you are teaching or plan to teach?

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1. What is the role of phonics, high-frequency words, syllabic analysis, and fluency in a reading program?
? Research supports (see attached) that direct instruction of phonics and sight word vocabulary improves reading performance. (Reading Programs that Work, Page 8)
? It is important to provide students with intentionally sequenced direct instruction of the skill and allow them to practice it within a decodable text and an authentic application within a his or her reading.
? Pearson also uses Words Their Way as a component for word study.
? Phonics should be organized in a systematic sequence of instruction

2. What are the best techniques, activities, and materials for teaching and ...

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The role of phonics, high-frequency words, syllabic analysis, and fluency in a reading program.

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