Phonics and Word Reading Instruction
The most recent Blog by Linguistic Foundations on November 5th introduced the Teaching Standards for Teachers of Reading and Writing, which has been created by the International Dyslexia Association – https://dyslexiaida.org. These Standards can guide teachers to identify all of the domains of Language and Literacy that are needed for a child to become a proficient reader. It is a very comprehensive set of standards!
In this Blog today, I have organized a table that I adapted from these Standards. The table focuses on Phonics and Word Reading instruction, and is attached below. This table describes phonics and word reading skills that a student needs to master and how they might be put into place in a classroom.
In our most recent Blog on November 5th, I included a similar table related to Phonological Awareness instruction. I hope that these tables can provide some practical knowledge about the skills your child needs to develop and how these skills might be taught in her classroom. I also hope they help you to have a productive conversation with your child’s teacher about the way these skills are taught to your child. Feel free to download them!
The next few Blogs will continue to target the other important domains from the Teaching Standards for Teachers of Reading and Writing.
For a student who is struggling to develop proficient literacy skills, Linguistic Foundations can identify Dyslexia and other Language-based Learning Disabilities through our testing process. Linguistic Foundations can also help you evaluate how effectively the teaching in your child’s classroom is targeting her needs. Finally, we can help you create a specific Instructional Plan based on her unique profile as a learner.
I look forward to get your feedback from these Blogs. Please feel free to add a comment, and I will definitely respond.
Also, if you have any questions about your child’s development in Literacy and Language – and how we may be of support – please contact me at Linguistic Foundations.
Thank you very much and enjoy the upcoming Holiday time!