DON’T PUSH READING, WHAT TO DO TILL CHILD IS READY

DON’T PUSH READING, WHAT TO DO TILL CHILD IS READY

Reading means understanding a passage, understanding the vocabulary, making connections with life, and decoding words like c-a-t. Before a child can get to that, though, he needs oral language, alphabet knowledge, book knowledge, phonics, and phonological awareness. Phonics, which you hear everyone talking about, means recognizing symbols and connecting them…