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15 Cards in this Set

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Advanced organizer
Presentation of subject information to students before reading begins.
A morpheme attached to a base word that changes the meaning of the base or its function.
Alphabetic Principle
The systematic use of alphabet letters to represent speech sounds or phonemes in a language.
A means for measuring a student's progress. Should be varied and ongoing.
Auditory discrimination
Ability to tell differences between one sound and another sound.
Background knowledge
Knowledge that a student already possess. This plays into test fluency and comprehension.
Base word
Word to which affixes are attached. Root word.
Big books
Large "child-friendly" volumes that help children learn concepts of print and enjoy positive reading experiences.
Ability to take separate sounds and blend them into single word or syllable.
Cloze test
A fill in the blank assessment tool.
Process of constructing meaning.
Comprehension strategies
Techniques that students can use to better understand reading texts. This includes note-taking, outlining, rereading, summarizing.
Concepts about print
Understanding of the ways in which letters, words and sentences are represented on the page. 'Oral language can be presented in print."
Consonant Blend
Two or three consonants blended together.
Consonant Digraph
A pair of consonants that makes a single sound that is different from each individual letter sound.