Reading Horizons has helped many of our students. One student who is a non-reader has been able to finally decode words, break them down and read bigger, more complex words that before the program he could never have even sounded out. He has struggled for years and continues to struggle to read what others take for granted. He still has a long way to go, but the joy that he has experienced this year by simply reading a “hard” word correctly is a huge victory.
Here are a few quotes about what some of my other students think about Reading Horizons and how it has helped them.
- “Some of lessons have really helped improve my spelling.” - Nick
- “I really like doing the vocab. I think it is super fun. I like it when I guess as to what I think the word means and I am right!”
- “I like that they give you instructions and help you before and during the lessons.” - Haley
- “I never knew what a murmur diphthong was! Reading the passage aloud has really helped my comprehension. Some of the rules and concepts have helped my reading skills.” - Ainsley
- “Reading Horizons has helped me with reading, spelling, and pronouncing words. I learned when you use a c and when you use a k and that has helped me on my spelling tests.” - Bobby
- “I learned about diphthongs, diagraphs, and blends. I don’t remember ever learning about them in elementary.” - Kristen
Most of my students really struggle or simply dislike reading. Reading Horizons hasn’t entirely remedied that, but it is helping them learn some of the rules or concepts that they possibly missed in elementary school or have forgotten along the way.