Learning Difficulties

There are many reasons why students have difficulty decoding and comprehending text. These resources were compiled by literacy leaders across Kansas to help teachers find strategies to help all students.



Orton Gillingham

Stephanie Bieberly presented an overview of an Orton-Gillingham based program called Multi-Sensory Reading, Writing, and Spelling to our Reading PLC group on January 25, 2008.

Characteristics of the Program:


Text Structure Resources

Text structure acts as a road map for reading comprehension. When students understand the structure of the text, they know how ideas are arranged and know what to expect from the text. This knowledge then aids students in understanding the relationships of information within the passage. Making these connections is vital in comprehension and learning from information presented in the text.



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