Where To Go From Here

Now that you have a better understanding of the five components of reading ask your child's teacher to help identify what reading skills your child requires to make them the best reader they can be.  Refer back to the skill page that your child needs improvement and access the FREE resources provided to work on reading skills with your child at home.  

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RESOURCES

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Learning Point Associates (2004). A Closer Look at the Five Essential Components of Effective Reading Instruction: A Review of Scientifically Based Reading Research for Teachers. Naperville, IL. Learning Point Associates.  
National Reading Panel (2000). Teaching children to read: An evidence-based assessment of the scientific-research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction. Washington, D.C.: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Phonemic Awareness 

Adamas, M.J. (1990). Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning about Print. Cambridge, MA. Illinois University, Urgana. Center for the Study of Reading.
Adams, M., Beeler, T., Foorman, B., Lundberg, I.. (N.D.). Phonemic Awareness in Young Children. Retrieved from https://www.readingrockets.org/article/phonemic-awareness-young-children.
Cunningham, J., Cunningham, P., Hoffman, J., Kay, H.. (1998). PHONEMIC AWARENESS and the Teaching ofReading A Position Statement from the Board of Directors of the International Reading Association. Newark, DE. Internation Reading Association. 
Keys to Reading: Phonemic Awareness. (2015, November 13). Retrieved from https://journal.orton-gillingham.com/phonemic-awareness/

Phonemic Awareness 

Adams, M. J. (1998). "The Three-Cueing System." In F. Lehr and J. Osborn (Eds.), Literacy For All Issues In Teaching And Learning, pp. 73-99. New York Guilford Press. 
Armbruster, B. B., Lehr, F., Osborn, J., (2001). Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children To Read. Kindergarten through Grade 3. National Inst. for Literacy, W. C., National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), B. D. (NIH), Bethesda, MD., Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), W. C. (ED), Washington, DC., & Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement, A. I.
Blevins, W. (N.D.) Understanding Phonics. Retrieved from https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/understanding-phonics/.  
International Literacy Association. (2018). Explaining phonics instruction: An educator's guide [Literacy leadership brief]. Newark, DE: Author. 

Fluency

Kruger, S. (2011, August 3). The Cue to Reading Series (Article 3): When Mistakes are Golden. Retrieved from https://studyskills.com/literacy/the-cue-to-reading-article-3-when-mistakes-are-golden/.
Maurer, A (2011, Sept 21). Reading Fluency: Speed, Accuracy, Expression, Oh My!. Retrieved from https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/blog-posts/andrea-spillett/speed-accuracy-expression-oh-my/.
National Reading Panel (2000). Teaching children to read: An evidence-based assessment of the scientific-research literature on reading and its implications for reading instruction. Washington, D.C.: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 
Rasinski, T. (N.D.) Defining Fluency. Retrieved from https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/defining-fluency/.
Scholastic Canada. (2002). How to Take Running Records. Scholastic Canada Ltd.  

Vocabulary

Diamond, L. & Gutlohn, L. (2006). Vocabulary Handbook.Consortium on Reading Excellence, Inc. Retrieved from https://weaverclassblog.synthasite.com/resources/Teaching%20Vocabulary%20Reading%20Rockets.pdf.  
Kruger, S. (2011, August 3). The Cue to Reading Series (Article 3): When Mistakes are Golden. Retrieved from https://studyskills.com/literacy/the-cue-to-reading-article-3-when-mistakes-are-golden/.
Parent Toolkit. (2018). Helping Your Child Build a Strong Vocabulary. Retrieved from https://www.parenttoolkit.com/academics/advice/english-language-arts/helping-your-child-build-a-strong-vocabulary.
Reading Rockets. (2014, April 29). Vocabulary: Bricks and Mortar. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/c-42iLpS3SM.  
Shanahan, T. (2005). The National Reading Panel Report: Practical Advice for Teachers. Naperville, IL: Learning Point Association.  
Why is Vocabulary so Important for Reading?. (2013, June 29). Retrieved from https://www.raisingreaders.co.za/2013/06/vocabulary-important-reading/.

Comprehension 

Adler, C.R. (Ed). 2001. Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read, pp. 49-54. National Institute for Literacy. Retrieved Nov. 1, 2007, from https://www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/reading_first1text.html.
Wilhelm, J. (N.D.) Understanding Reading Comprehension. Retrieved from https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/articles/teaching-content/understanding-reading-comprehension/.
Reading Rockets. (N.D.) Comprehension. Retrieved from https://www.readingrockets.org/helping/target/comprehension.  
Scholastic. (N.D.) 6 Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension. Retrieved from https://www.scholastic.com/parents/books-and-reading/reading-resources/developing-reading-skills/improve-reading-comprehension.html. 

ELL

Antunez, Beth. 2012. English Language Learners and the Five Essential Components of Reading Instruction. Retrieved from https://www.readingrockets.org/article/english-language-learners-and-five-essential-components-reading-instruction. 
Irujo, Suzanne. 2018. What Does Research Tell Us About Teaching Reading to English Langauge Learners?. Retrieved from https://www.coursecrafters.com/what-does-research-tell-us-about-teaching-reading-to-english-language-learners/.
Morgado, Gisela (2015, Nov 19). Phonemic awareness activity for ELL's. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uslUy-pu5Y.