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Literacy Diagram

The key building blocks of literacy are reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language. These building blocks describe the core areas of learning in literacy, with language forming the foundation supporting the three other building blocks.

To learn more, click on each row of blocks below.

 

 
Reading
Writing
Speaking
Language
base of blocks

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Literacy

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Literacy