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From page 147...
... Big Books Oversized books that the offer opportunity to share the print and illustrations with a group of children in ways that one might share a standard sized book with just a few. Comprehension Understanding: listening comprehension refers to spoken language, reading comprehension refers to written language.
From page 148...
... especially a variety of speech differing from the standard literary language or speech pattern of the culture in which it exists. 1~ Early Language Impairment A failure to thrive in the development of oneJs native language; a significant and prolonged deviation from age related language milestones; a reduced capacity in expressive or receptive language or both.
From page 149...
... I nve nte d S p e 11 i n g A child Js sp elfin g sys tem b as e d on le tier n ames and / 0 r sounds. It is also called inventive spelling)
From page 150...
... a syllable can consist of a vowel sound alone or a vowel sound with one or more consonant sounds preceding and following. Syntax The aspects of language structure related to the ways in which words are put together to form phrases)
From page 151...
... Word Decoding An aspect of reading that involves deriving a pronunciation for a printed sequence of letters based on knowledge of spelling-sound correspondences. Word Recognition In reading)

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