What Older Struggling Readers Need | Tricia

 Older struggling readers need:
to change their minds about reading
Reading includes speech and sounds so they learn to use their ears as well as their eyes.
English is a code which can be decoded for reading and encoded for spelling.
new strategies for attacking unfamiliar words – to replace guessing badly
Discover the complete English code
Say the sounds and listen for a word
Check for meaning in context.
All learning needs to be both challenging and safe. An honestly earned sense of accomplishment leads to a willingness to take more risks in reading & spelling.
“The Deal” is…

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