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Phonics Lessons Research Base

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This document describes features and components of Phonics Lessons: Letters, Words, and How They Work, Grades K, 1, and 2 that address the five essential elements identified by The National Reading Panel as critical to successful reading instruction:

(1) phonemic awareness instruction

(2) phonics instruction

(3) fluency instruction

(4) vocabulary instruction

(5) comprehension instruction

These five elements are the building blocks of Reading First and the national Leave No Child Behind Act.