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Structured Literacy Instruction: The Basics


International Dyslexia Association. (2018). Structured Literacy Instruction: The Basics. Reading Rockets. From:

Structured Literacy prepares students to decode words in an explicit and systematic manner. Get the basics on the six elements of Structured Literacy and how each element is taught.   

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Dyslexia and Structured Literacy Fact Sheet


Dekker, B. Dyslexia and Structured Literacy Fact Sheet. Code Read Dyslexia Network.  From:  

A Fact Sheet that explains the evidence supporting Structured Literacy for the teaching of reading.

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Structured Literacy - An Introductory Guide


International Dyslexia Association (2019). Structured Literacy - an Introductory Guide. Baltimore, MD: International Dyslexia Association


This practitioner-friendly publication will help educators and others better understand the definition, characteristics, and purpose of the term and its affiliated principles and practices.

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Structured Literacy - Setting the Stage for Student Literacy Success


Pierson, J.M. (2016). Structured Literacy: Setting the Stage for Student Literacy Success. Dyslexia Help. From:

Effective reading instruction focuses on teaching the specific areas of language that undergird learning to read, spell, and write—phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax, and discourse, as well as sound-symbol association (i.e., phonics). The explicit and systematic instruction of SL ensures students build their skills in each  component area of literacy.

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