Many parents and nannies have children in their lives who are anxious to read or begin reading. But over at The Measured Mom, shares 5 things children need to know before they start to sound out words. These five things were really eye opening as learning to read in today’s world is different then how I learned to read years and years ago.
Many parents are excited to teach their children to read. When deciding what to teach first, I imagine that many parents start with what they know— sounding it out.
Have you helped with children learn to read and sound words out? How have you assisted in their success? Have you used any of the 5 things that The Measured Mom suggests? Let us know.
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Sounding out words is a developmental skill. We can introduce it gently, reintroduce it later, and provide opportunities for practice when it’s finally “clicked.”
But did you know that kids need to know quite a few things about reading before we should teach them to sound out words?