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Teacher guides the process of writing while students write.
Methods used to recognize words that are not known as sight words.
A combination of consonant letters representing a single speech sound (sh, wh, the, ch) (gn = /n/ in gnat; gh = /f/ in rough)
Written or printed letter/symbol used to represent a speech sound or phoneme ('a''h''g')
The process of incorporating new ideas to make them a part of one's present knowledge, of the learner's behavior.
A word that is immediately recognized.
Words with similar meanings.
Teacher reads carefully selected literature aloud to the whole class/small groups
A synthetic method of teaching, reading, and spelling; first identify letters by their names, next spell out syllables, then words, then short sentences, finally stories
The practice of limiting the number of new words introduced in successive pages or lessons in basal reading texts.
The ability to hear likenesses and differences in the sounds of phonemes and words.
A word that appears many more times than others in reading material; usually does not carry meaning (in, of, the)
Teacher and Children work together to compose written material using the 'shared pen' technique to involve students in the actual writing/
Children write their own pieces.
A combination of consonant letters that are blended to make a sound (br, bl, pl, scr, str)
Children erad on their own or with partners
Two adjacent vowels that each contribute to a sound (ou in scout, ow in owl, oi in oil, oy in boy)
Teacher and children work together to compose written material; teacher writes what students share orally (LEA is an example)
A group of words sharing a common phonic element ( /it/ as in fit, sit, bit ) or a group of words sharing the same root or base (jump, jumps, jumped, jumping).
A view of reading that comprehension consists of the accurate, sequential processing of text; (comprehension is text-driven; it is built up and governed by the text only...)
A collection of complete works or extracts of works by various authors
Smallest meaningful units of language ( c a t )
An item of information around an unknown word that is used to determine the meaning and/or pronunciation of the word
Words with different meanings.
The use of a graded series of passages of increasing difficulty to make an informal diagnosis of one or more levels of reading performance.
Teacher works with small groups who have similar reading abilities/needs
Correct or standardized spelling
A graphic symbol that can represent a sound, phoneme, or word
Teacher involves children in reading together using enlarged text.
Reading Levels
AN orthographic symbol that represents one or more words of a language ( # = number ; 2 = two)
An approach to elarning to read in which the students' or group's own words or oral compositions are written down and used as materials of instruction for read/write/spell/speak
Smallest unit of sound ( /t/ /b/ )
Typically words that sound the same but differ in meaning and may differ in spelling (bear = an animal, bear = to support, bare = exposed)
Teaching reading/word identification by emphasizing that letters and letter combinations represent sounds

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