Essential Components of Reading Instruction Law and Legal Definition

According to 20 USCS § 6368 [Title 20. Education; Chapter 70. Strengthening and Improvement of Elementary and Secondary Schools ; Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged; Student Reading Skills Improvement Grants; Reading First], the term "essential components of reading instruction" means explicit and systematic instruction in

“(A) phonemic awareness;

(B) phonics;

(C) vocabulary development;

(D) reading fluency, including oral reading skills; and

(E) reading comprehension strategies.”