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Language Comprehension

Language Comprehension  is an overarching term used to describe a student’s ability to derive meaning from written and oral language.  As indicated by the graphic, a student must be capable of both word attack (decoding and sight word knowledge) and understanding language in order to gain meaning from written text. As is true of any…

Components of Literacy

Components of Literacy Reading is a complex task that involves processing multiple elements (listed below).  Click each term for a more in-depth explanation of the component. Background Knowledge Decoding Fluency Language Comprehension Phonemic Awareness Phonological Awareness Sentence Structures Sight Word Knowledge Strategic Knowledge Text Structures Vocabulary Knowledge