Teach students academic language skills, including the use of inferential and narrative language, and vocabulary knowledge.
Develop awareness of the segments of sounds in speech and how they link to letters.
Teach students to decode words, analyze word parts, and write and recognize words.
This practice guide was prepared for the WWC by Mathematica Policy Research under contract ED-IES-13-C-0010.
The following research staff contributed to the guide: Nicholas Beyler, Kelley Borradaile, Joshua Furgeson, Juliette Henke, Betsy Keating, Samina Sattar, Andrei Streke, and Sarah Wissel.