due 12/12 (150 words each questions)

1) The five elements of reading instruction include phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension.In your own words, define each of these five elements and offer at least one instructional strategy for each. Cite any sources used.

2)Explain at least three best practices for the teaching of vocabulary and content-area language in the elementary English language arts classroom. Describe why these best practices are effective methods for teaching vocabulary and language to elementary students. Cite at least one outside source in your response.