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How to Assess Letter Names and Sounds
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How to Assess Letter Names and Sounds

A true understanding of letter names and sounds is much more than just singing the alphabet. Students must recognize both capital and lower case letters shown in any sequence. Students must also be able to associate and articulate the sound that the letters represent. Our Free Letter Name and Sound Assessment includes an in-depth analysis…

Why is the Alphabetic Principle Important?
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Why is the Alphabetic Principle Important?

This blog post is the second in a series on the Alphabetic Principle. Simply put, the alphabetic principle is the understanding that letters and letter groupings represent the sounds of spoken language. In order to read, students must know that letters represent sounds and when blended together, these sounds become words. What is the best…

Make the Most of Summer Tutoring with Structured Literacy Lessons
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Make the Most of Summer Tutoring with Structured Literacy Lessons

Summer is right around the corner and if you are looking to streamline your approach as a reading tutor, structured literacy is the way to go! Summer is short and there is no time to waste. We’ve used the structured literacy format with emergent and struggling readers and it works like a charm!