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Reading To Learn: Second Grade Through High School

Once a child can decode words using a variety of strategies, the focus of reading changes from word recognition to comprehension and reading fluency. Reading becomes an opportunity to learn as children read a variety of texts. Their reading success depends As part of reading development, children must learn that the written word is made up of letters that are symbols for the sounds they hear. (Access) on the skills learned in the early stages of reading. Children begin to make connections from one topic to another and are able to consider several viewpoints while reading.

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