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    Message from Margie

    Syntax, the sentence level of language, is an important link between words and meaning... Read More 

    Matching Text to Task

    Reading decodable texts...
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Teaching and Learning

What We Know
About Syntax

Sentence structure is key to understanding how ideas connect. Read More


What We Do To
Teach Syntax

To teach sentence comprehension and syntactical awareness, begin with oral language. Read More


Did You Know?

Sentence imitation and letter identification ability in K are accurate predictors of 2nd grade reading comprehension. Read More


Recommended Reading 

A case for the sentence in reading comprehension (Scott, 2009). 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
Literacy How
Reading Wheel