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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 5: Comprehension



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.




This link to the University of Oregon's Big Ideas in Beginning Reading website provides information about comprehension.


Reading Aloud to Build Comprehension

This article at the Reading Rockets website discusses the importance of reading aloud and thinking aloud when reading to children.


Reading Comprehension

This link to the Reading Rockets website provides resources on reading comprehension.