Students with strong early literacy skills benefit from a literacy-rich approach. Whole language stresses the importance of students understanding language by reading meaningful texts and drawing connections to their own life experiences. Complementing whole language instruction with phonics-focused lessons is important for these students to build their reading comprehension in context and overall reading success.
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See how WriteReader applies whole language to help children learn to write when they are also learning to read. Through creating and writing their own books, learners develop their reading and writing skills concurrently, which enhances the meaningfulness of these processes.