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Alphabetics: Research and Teaching Strategies

Series or Serial: California adult education research digest; no. 5

Corporate Name: California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project

Alternate Document Title: Evidence-based reading instruction

Publisher: California Dept. of Education, Adult Education Office

Published At: Sacramento, CA

Date Published: June 2007

Distributor: California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO)

Source Address: 2880 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 220

Source City/State/Zip: Sacramento CA 95833

Phone: 916.286.8816

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 4 p.

Subjects: Decoding (Reading); Phonemics; Adult Reading Programs; Educational Research

Abstract:
This digest discusses current research on alphabetics and suggests strategies for teaching alphabetics to adult learners. Alphabetics includes phonemic awareness and decoding (word analysis). References are provided. This digest is one of a series of four on the topic of evidence-based reading instruction. The other digests cover fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

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