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    Message from Margie

    Target stage, not age, when planning instruction. Chall’s stages of reading development...
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    The Super Six!

    Effective instruction features...
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Teaching and Learning

This Month:

Morphological awareness is strongly correlated with success in reading, writing, and spelling. Read More


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Teach the 20 most common prefixes.  They make up 97% of all prefixed words! Read More


Check it Out!

Students understand and use basic morphological knowledge as early as kindergarten and first grade. Read More


Bridge the Verbal Divide! 

Learn more about teaching morphology and vocabulary.  Follow the blog, Vocabulogic.

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Comprehensive Literacy Instruction

The Literacy How Reading Wheel depicts the essential components of comprehensive literacy. Oral language–that is, speaking and listening–is the foundation for learning to read and the core of the wheel. Explore the NEW
Literacy How
Reading Wheel