CLA reading terminology

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cohesion
the way in which a text appears logical and well-constructed.
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grapheme
a written symbol, letter or combination of letters that Is used to represent a phoneme.
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synonyms
a word with a very similar semantic value. Eg – synonyms of happy: gleeful, pleased, thrilled, smiley…
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typography
the study of the graphic features of the printed page.
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orthography
the conventional spelling system of a language.
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cue
cues are the strategies children use to help decode written texts successfully.
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graphophonic cue
looking at the shape of words
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semantic cue
understanding the meanings of words and making connections between words
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visual cue
looking at the pictures to interpret unfamiliar words
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syntactic cue
applying knowledge of word order and word classes
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contextual cue
searching for understanding in the situation of the story
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miscue
making errors when reading: a child might miss a word or substitute another that looks similar, or guess a word from a picture
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a written symbol, letter or combination of letters that Is used to represent a phoneme.

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grapheme

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a word with a very similar semantic value. Eg – synonyms of happy: gleeful, pleased, thrilled, smiley…

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the study of the graphic features of the printed page.

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the conventional spelling system of a language.

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