Kathy Denious, M.Ed., C-SLCT
Learning Disabilities Specialist
dyslexia | dysgraphia | dyscalculia
support | educate| empower
Structured Literacy Instruction: The Basics
International Dyslexia Association. (2018). Structured Literacy Instruction: The Basics. Reading Rockets. From: https://www.readingrockets.org/article/structured-literacy-instruction-basics
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.
Dyslexia and Structured Literacy Fact Sheet
Dekker, B. Dyslexia and Structured Literacy Fact Sheet. Code Read Dyslexia Network. From: https://codereadnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Factsheet_Dyslexia_and_Structured_Literacy.pdf
A Fact Sheet that explains the evidence supporting Structured Literacy for the teaching of reading.
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.
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: http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/answers/ask-dr-pierson/structured-literacy
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.