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Literacy Models

Last Updated: 11/25/2020 12:12 PM

Major Models in Ohio's Plan

Simple View of Reading

The Simple View of Reading is a formula based on a widely accepted view that reading includes two basic components: word recognition (decoding) and language comprehension. 

simple view of reading

The Reading Rope

Reading Rope

Including All Learners in the Language and Literacy Development Continuum

Language and literacy develop along a continuum.  Starting at birth, children develop skills and move through and between the phases of emergent, early, conventional and adolescent language and literacy.  Ohio’s vision and plan include all learners in all phases of language and literacy development, regardless of age or grade, and presumes competence for all learners.


literacy development continuum


five components of reading

Four-Part Processor

four part processor

SST16 Consultant

Kim Miller