mean. Rudorf, Jr, "Phoneme-Grapheme Correspondences as Cues to Spelling Improvement.S. A couple teachers have complained that Reading Bear moves too fast. Young beginning readers often have poor attention spans, but Reading Bear presentations are quite long. We recommend that you use the procedure outlined at "Steps to Follow." In individual work stations, let students understand that they should stay on a presentation only as long as they have.
We are confident that with just 10 minutes a day, your little readers could be recognizing words with renewed confidence. Moreover, this is the experience of a rapidly growing community of people who use methods like Glenn Domans and products like Your Baby Can Read. Reading Bear presentations can be shown to a whole class as videos. Sound It Out Slowly: this is where to start if the student has no experience with the phonics rule the presentation covers. English) speaker forming the words. The site teaches a complete set of phonics rules following a painless, yet effective and proven method (it is basically a digital version of Fleschs method from Why Johnny Cant Read ). Once the student can say the "Sound It Out Quickly" words with no trouble, it's time to tackle "Let Me Sound It Out." This is also a hard step too, of course, but once it's done, the student is reading the words! The child should be exposed to his ABCs and letter sounds and be read to daily, and in other ways benefit from a rich language environment. Note: The reading instruction graph is an estimation from old school textbooks in print and works like those cited below. As a classroom supplement for a phonics program.