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Dyslexia, Literacy, Parents, School Leaders, Teachers

The “Big 5” Reading Components

Reading must be taught explicitly. The essential reading components, often referred to as “The Big 5”, include phonics, phonological awareness, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.  These 5 must be taught together, systematically and explicitly, to properly plant the seeds for incremental growth towards lifelong literacy.

Dyslexia, Literacy, Parents, School Leaders, Teachers

The “Big 5” Reading Components

Reading must be taught explicitly. The essential reading components, often referred to as “The Big 5”, include phonics, phonological awareness, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.  These 5 must be taught together, systematically and explicitly, to properly plant the seeds for incremental growth towards lifelong literacy.