Learning Outcomes

Participants will...

  • learn how we make letter strings familiar
  • understand the connection between oral language and permanent storage of printed words
  • know the difference between phonic decoding and orthographic mapping
  • know and understand the 3 components of orthographic mapping.
  • understand the process of permanent word storage and its importance to the reading process.


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Test yourself:

Put the following steps to orthographic mapping in order of their development:

  1. Becomes part of sight vocabulary
  2. Phonemic proficiency
  3. Letter strings become familiar
  4. Development of phonic decoding
  5. Automatic letter-sound correspondence
  6. Unitizing
  7. Easily and effortlessly retrievable
  8. Letter recognition

Last modified: Friday, 27 October 2023, 12:16 PM