Dyslexia, Literacy

Spotlight Series: Patricia Polacco

October is Learning Disabilities and Dyslexia Awareness Month. This month at Lexplore, we will spotlight some authors and illustrators who have learning issues and share some favorite books for kids who struggle with reading.

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.