Northeast uses a Houghton Mifflin developed researched-based reading program. The program is structured to address the five components of reading in a scoped and sequenced approach. Each week teachers work on comprehension, fluency, phonics, phonemic awareness and vocabulary.
The Five Components Defined:
· Phonemic awareness—Recognizing and using individual sounds to create words.
· Phonics—Understanding the relationships between written letters and spoken sounds.
· Reading fluency—Developing the ability to read a text accurately and quickly.
· Vocabulary development—Learning the meaning and pronunciation of words.
· Reading comprehension strategies—Acquiring strategies to understand, remember and communicate what is read.
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