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Teaching and Learning

What We Know
About Syntax

Syntax has a reciprocal relationship with written language. Read More


What We Do To
Teach Syntax

Start with oral language activities when teaching sentence comprehension & syntactical awareness. Read More


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Teach students to ask a series of questions about the function of words that will help them label the parts of speech. Read More

Recommended Reading

Eberhardt, N. (2013). Syntax: Its role in literacy learning. Perspectives on Language & Literacy. Read More

Comprehensive Literacy Instruction

The Literacy How Reading Wheel depicts the essential components of comprehensive literacy. Empower your practice with Literacy How-To! Link what we know about learning to read (research) to what we do in the classroom. Explore the NEW
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Reading Wheel