It has become an integral part of our curriculum. We plan to continue using it as we teach our students to read and write.
At first, they are apprehensive about reading their words out loud, but once they get comfortable with it, they enjoy seeing their own improvement as well as the improvement of their fellow students.
Jerry* came to us with a third-grade reading level. After completing the … program, his reading has continued to improve, and he is now at an eleventh-grade reading level.
I quickly learned that each (skill taught) is a stepping stone for the next. As the students learn new skills, they are able to use what they learned in previous lessons to help them understand why words are pronounced … the way they are.
(It) helps with teaching the difficult parts of the English language – those words that don’t follow any of the rules.
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