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ERIC Number: ED501567
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
Teaching and Testing Early Reading. Focus On
Mraz, Maryann; Kissel, Brian
Educational Research Service
This issue of "Focus On" provides an overview of several key early literacy components: phonemic awareness, alphabet knowledge, concepts of print, oral language development, writing, family literacy, and reading aloud. Suggestions for assessing early literacy development are provided, and examples of implementation of effective early literacy practices are given. Included are techniques that parents can use to support their children in developing early reading skills.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service