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This lesson walks teachers through a strategy for teaching word building skills to early elementary students. The site includes links to a page on preparing the materials needed for word building lessons, and to a page which explains the order in which sounds should be taught and the rationale for that order.

University of Pittsburgh School of Education, Dr. Isabel Beck

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