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Reading First Cautions and Recommendations

Susan Notes: This pamphlet is a must-read. Go to the url and see for yourself


This pamphlet, packed with information, is available for download and reproduction. No teacher should be without it.

This document is divided into five major sections:

One
Inadequacy of the NRP Report as a Scientific Base for Reading Instruction

Two
Misrepresentation of the NRP Findings in Government Documents

Three
Cautions Regarding the Teaching of Phonemic Awareness and Phonics

Four
Lack of Scientific Support for Commercial Reading Programs

Five
Recommendations Regarding Reading First

— Joanne Yatvin, Constance Weaver, and Elaine Garan

Spring 2003
http://www.edresearch.info/reading_first/readingfirstbw.pdf


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