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pre-reading knowledge activation

pre-reading knowledge activation

Pre-reading knowledge activation is the first step in the literacy-based therapy framework.

During this phase the clinician in meaningful pre-reading activities and discussions, we can support students with incorporating new knowledge into an existing schema (i.e. what they already know about the theme or topic).

The goal of this phase is to see what students knows about a topic or theme, and to get them thinking about it! It also give us an opportunity to fill in gaps in students’ background knowledge that will be helpful for comprehending the text.

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