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decode

[dē′kōd]
(communications)
To translate coded characters into a more understandable form.

decode

(cryptography)
To apply decryption.

decode

(1) To convert coded data back into its original form. Contrast with encode.

(2) See decrypt.
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First, all of the decodable words are linked to an animation that breaks the word into decodable chunks and then puts it back together with accompanying pronunciation.
They include new ideas about letter-sound instruction, short-term memory issues, how to apply the blending strategy to words with initial-consonant blends, decodable text, and difficulties in discriminating among phonic units; a phonics assessment with administering and scoring guidelines; a companion website with word/syllable cards, assessment tools, and illustrated stories; revised syllasearch lists with new teaching tips; instructions for the word pocket activity; and more classroom examples and activities, along with expanded word lists.
First-grade reading gains following enrichment: Phonics plus decodable texts compared to authentic literature read aloud.
As Brian Massumi notes in Parables for the Virtual (2002), affect operates as "an unmediated experience" rather than as a decodable signifier (2).
But the films are less about untangling the layers of hidden meanings or decodable subtexts and more about locking into a certain rhythm, an underlying collective pulse that sets the pace and organizes the gestures and utterances.
Presents a new ability by partitioning the image into regions called slot groups, where each groove becomes an independently decodable subset.
No matter how strange at first hearing, at some level of analysis all myths are thus translatable, decodable.
This plethora of common knowledge and decodable knowledge, across classes, sexes and ages, available freely and widely in 1910, and for many decades before that, suggests an important conclusion--that Woolf was many years off the mark in pinpointing of December 1910 as the moment when human character changed, in terms of sexualised knowledge.
Kraft's inequality and thus Shannon's bound--has been proven for self-delimiting bit strings (no codeword is a proper prefix of another) [4,7] and more generally for uniquely decodable systems of bit strings (no finite bit string can be decomposed to a sequence of codewords in more than one way) [5].
Particularly, active student involvement and extended practice opportunities with phonemically decodable texts were found to be beneficial to students with lower entering reading abilities at the 1st-grade level (Foorman, Francis, Fletcher, Schatschneider, & Mehta, 1998; Juel & Minden-Cupp, 2000).
Until then, however, teachers should set aside time each day (or at least several times a week) to record children's stories that are not yet decodable.
Is Janet's line decodable as a challenge, as her attempt to call out Philip on his protestations that he never touches the stuff, stuff being one node in a large network of taboo sexual subjects ranging from queer chicken for predatory hawks to Psycho's stuffed birds, metaphorical of its victimized women?