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ERIC Number: ED591941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
The Alphabetic Principle: From Phonological Awareness to Reading Words. Improving Literacy Brief
Baker, S. K.; Santiago, R. T.; Masser, J.; Nelson, N. J.; Turtura, J.
National Center on Improving Literacy
The alphabetic principle is a critical skill that involves connecting letters with their sounds to read and write. Learning and applying the alphabetic principle takes time and is difficult for most children. Explicit phonics instruction and extensive practice are important when teaching children to learn the alphabetic principle.
University of Oregon on behalf of National Center on Improving Literacy. 1238 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED); Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: National Center on Improving Literacy (NCIL)
Grant or Contract Numbers: S283D160003