Early Literacy

October 2006
Language Magazine;Oct2006, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p22
The article features a discussion on literacy and language development. Reading is much more than simply breaking a phonetic code and deciphering the sounds of letters. Readers have to understand the meanings of most of the words on the page. This is why language development plays such a crucial role in literacy instruction for children who are English language learners.


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