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Which Skill Comes First in Good Reading Instruction

We know that good reading instruction includes things like phonemic awareness (involving the sounds of letters and words) and phonics (involving what letters and words look like). That’s true for teaching typical learners and for providing struggling learners with effective reading intervention. Learn if we can teach those skills at the same time or if not, which reading skill comes first.