#Essential Components of Literacy

The Role of Oral Language Development in Reading Proficiency

In literacy, oral language development stands as the cornerstone upon which proficient reading skills are built. Oral language development refers to the development of the skills needed to properly listen, speak, and comprehend spoken words.
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What Is Comprehension? Part 6 of The Essential Components of Literacy

Comprehension is the very impetus that compels us to read.
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What Is Vocabulary? Part 5 of The Essential Components of Literacy

Vocabulary is pivotal to reading success.
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What Is Fluency? Part 4 of The Essential Components of Literacy

Fluency in early literacy refers to a child’s capacity to read text accurately, quickly, and smoothly while conveying meaning effectively.
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What Is Phonics? Part 3 of the Essential Components of Literacy

Phonics is the understanding that letters make sounds and that those sounds can be combined to form words
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What Is Phonological Awareness? Part 2 of the Essential Components of Literacy

Phonological awareness is the ability to hear and manipulate sounds in words, and it’s a key skill for learning to read.
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The Essential Components of Literacy Instruction, Part 1 of 6

This six-part blog series will dive deep into each essential component of literacy instruction.
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