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Louisa Moats

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Phonics, Word Study & Decoding

Spelling Supports Reading

Many readers are puzzled by the rules and exceptions of spelling. Research has shown, however, that learning to spell and learning to read rely on much of the same underlying knowledge.
High school student struggling with reading

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When Older Students Can’t Read

When a student’s reading comprehension is more impaired than their listening comprehension, inaccurate and slow word recognition is the most likely cause.