Inference, or reading between the lines, is the ability to use two or more ideas to arrive at another idea which hasn’t been stated. For example, you see someone come into your home wearing a wet rain coat and carrying a wet umbrella. 476 more words
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When a two-syllable word has a single consonant in the middle of two vowels, which syllable does the consonant go with?
Usually the consonant goes with the second syllable. 250 more words
I collect old books. I have a parent’s guide to education, published in the 1940s. It has what needs to be learned in each grade level. 1,203 more words
My third grader skips over long words when she reads aloud. When I ask her to pronounce them, sometimes she can if she segments them, but many times she can’t. How can I help her?
Lots of children do this, thinking they can gain enough meaning from the rest of the words. And sometimes they can. But usually this is a sign of a struggling reader. 363 more words
It matters, according to research. You should start with teaching her “the code,” that is, the connection between the sounds of the English language and the letter symbols we use to mean those sounds. 464 more words