Top 10 Tips that Help Children to Read
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10 Tips that Help Children to Read
Phonics is a method for teaching reading and writing that combines two learning styles by demonstrating the relationship between the sounds and the letters or groups of letters in the written language. This combination has been proven to yield successful young readers time and time again because it does not rely on just one type of learning style. Regardless of the learning style you proceed with, here are a few tips to help your young reader find success.
Start Them Young
Don’t Wait For School
Start with the Alphabet
Make it Fun
Reading out loud
Reading by Sight
Short and Sweet
Learning to recognize words and reading sessions do not need to be lengthy to be effective, in fact, short 10-15 minute sessions daily are far more effective than longer sessions that are less frequent. Children have short attention spans and it is important to work within that span to see optimal results. Once a child’s attention span has lapsed, memory function decreases and is replaced with frustration. It is also important to choose optimal times to learn reading, avoiding times when a child is too tired or hungry. As those attributes will also negatively affect comprehension and memory retention.