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Erica Phelps
Re: Carl Repetition
Fri May 29, 2015 23:40

Memorizing letter patterns is an interesting concept that I have never thought about before. I am not sure how I feel about this, but it seems like the articles think that it is a negative way to learn to read. I almost feel like memorizing letter patterns may be the next step after learning to read by sounding out words and using phonetics. If the student can read the words, I do not understand why they need to use a sounding out method.

  • Carl Repetition - brawleyeo, Fri May 29 17:25
    I noticed that in the Carl videos as well. I was wondering what would happen if the cards were mixed up. Like you, I felt he had just memorized the letter patterns instead of actually reading what... more
    • Re: Carl Repetition - Erica Phelps, Fri May 29 23:40
      • Carl Repetition Reply - brawleyeo, Sat May 30 00:01
        Like you said, we all memorize common words because we don't decode every word we read. Once we learn what the word is from decoding, we can recognize it they next time we see it. For instance you... more
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