All About the Alphabetic Principle
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All About the Alphabetic Principle

The alphabetic principle is an important part of the reading process. According to Reading Rockets, “Children’s reading development is dependent on their understanding of the alphabetic principle”. But what do we mean when we talk about the alphabetic principle? And how can we develop it in beginning and struggling readers? What is the alphabetic principle?…

How To Develop Automaticity In Reading and Spelling
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How To Develop Automaticity In Reading and Spelling

Many struggling readers lack automaticity, which prevents them from becoming fluent readers with good comprehension. Automaticity is what allows us to do things without consciously thinking about them. And when it comes to reading and spelling, automaticity means being able to read and spell words quickly and accurately without having to stop and think about each…