Title

Teaching children how to read

Publication Date

2007

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The article focuses on educational standards and literacy topics relevant to reading instruction. Important terms associated with word recognition include phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, sight words and structural analysis. Reading fluency represents a level of expertise in combining appropriate phrasing and intonation while reading words. Teachers should present a balanced literacy programs that would give students an opportunity for both discovery and direct instruction.