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Not memorized
Mon Jun 1, 2015 14:15

This was a reading assessment not an instructional lesson He had never seen the words before. He was reading them.

Regarding visual cues. If you want children to learn to read independently with comprehesnion, it seems most efficient to focus on print. Illustrations or pictures might assist in studying individual words (but would need to be widely varied to keep child from thinking, e.g., boat is just this picture and not a category of vehicles that float).

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    • Not memorized - koppenhaverd, Mon Jun 1 14:15
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