Looking at Literacy

What BAISD teachers need to know today (Feb. 2019)

Essential Instructional Practice #5: Explicit Instruction in Letter-Sound Relationships

The role that phonics plays in reading development has been a hot topic for a very long time. Below, you will find a little bit of information that details this section of the K-3 Literacy Essentials, supporting information, and links to videos in Michigan classrooms. Crucial conversations to have include: how high frequency word instruction and practice connects to text, how we vary instruction to use multiple channels, precision of teacher language, and how teachers connect letter-sound instruction to the prompting used in small group or individual reading instruction.


Remember to find out more, or enroll in the free modules to dig deeper into the essentials alone, with colleagues, or ideally facilitated by a coach/trainer, visit the website linked below:

http://literacyessentials.org

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