Reading is more than simply a necessary skill, but how do you get and keep kids reading? Teach a child the love of reading, and there will be nothing she can’t learn or explore. Yet, many children consider reading a chore not a beloved pastime.
I am in the middle of teaching my fourth child to read. One thing I’ve learned, is that none of my children have learned to read in the same way or timing. When we got the opportunity to review Memoria Press’s First Start Reading, I knew it was perfect timing for Peyton’s school year! My 6-year-old, began blending three-letter words in September, but she has struggled with remembering the sounds for
Saying that the ability to read has come with blood, sweat, and tears isn’t much of an exaggeration for Rebekah…maybe there hasn’t been any blood, but there have surely been tears and sweat (for both of us!) Two times each day- rest time and before bed- the big girls have free reading time. Rebekah usually picks up her favorite picture books or transitional readers, but she has not yet chosen to read a