Put Reading First: The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read

This 64-page booklet summarizes what National Reading Panel researchers have discovered about how to teach children to read successfully. Clearly written and well organized, the guide lists the main research findings related to phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension and suggests best instructional practices in each area. Developed by The Partnership for Reading.

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