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Early Language & Literacy KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Early Language and Literacy KnowledgeBase is an online resource supporting language and literacy development in early learners from birth through age eight. Its focus is to support parents and caregivers in helping early learners with their language and literacy development, and teachers in enhancing their instruction for early learners from pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3.

Sub-Task 2: Phonics



Student Center Activities Grades K-1

This link to the Florida Center for Reading Research website provides instructional materials for grades K-1 related to developing phonological awareness and building fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. At the site, teachers can download a professional development DVD and access instructional resources. Though intended for Florida teachers, teachers in other states may find the content useful.


Phonics Instruction

This link to the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development website provides a review of phonics instruction reporting on the scientifically-based research supporting phonics instruction. Teachers of young learners may find this article useful when explaining phonics instruction to colleagues and parents.


Phonics and Word Study: Instructional Activities to Develop Phonics and Spelling Skills

This link to the Reading First in Virginia website provides information on instructional techniques aimed at bringing together phonics and spelling with reading and writing.