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Procedures for word learning: Making discoveries about words

@inproceedings{Cress2005ProceduresFW,
  title={Procedures for word learning: Making discoveries about words},
  author={Linnea C Cress and Cheryl O Hara and Colleen Donnelly},
  year={2005}
}
any first graders appear to make discoveries about words and learn to read without explicit instruction. Being read to, reading and rereading favorite books, inventing spellings, and composing text seem sufficient to get them on the road to becoming readers. However, other equally bright first graders, with similar backgrounds, experience this same rich literacy environment but do not learn to read. These are the students we teach-children who have failed in their initial attempts to learn to… 

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