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Spelling/Reading Skills

Skills needed to read and spell successfully pertain to the written word, therefore knowledge of letters is needed in addition to knowledge of phonological structure.
Spelling/reading skills include:

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  • Understanding the alphabetic principle.
  • Mastering the regular grapheme/phoneme relationships
  • Mastering spelling rules or spelling patterns
  • Memorizing highly irregular words.
  • Decoding
  • Whole-word recognition
  • Background knowledge/general world knowledge