Chapter 1 Vocabulary

Print Awareness
Knowing about the forms or functions of print. Earliest form of literacy.
Letter Knowledge
Learning letter shapes and associating these shapes with names.
Dyslexia or Learning Disability
A language based learning disability that is neurological in origin.
Process of extracting and constructing meaning from written texts.
Knowledge of words and word meanings.
Method of instruction that teaches the relationship between letters and letter combinations in written language and phonemes in spoken language and using them to read and spell words.
Phonics and Word Recognition
Know and apply grade level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Phonological Awareness
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and phonemes.