For centuries parents have been singing nursery rhymes to their children. Now we know that not only are they fun for your child to hear you sing, they are also important to their development of literacy skills.
So just how do babies learn to read and how can I know that it really works? Babies are taught to read using the whole word method, which is also known as sight-reading. A little baby does not need to be burdened down with the sounds of the letters, the names of the letters and the rules of phonics. The really neat thing about babies is that their rapidly developing brains figure out the rules of Phonics lesson on their own.
Pop music, according to the professor, is dead because it has classicized itself. His theory is that pop music is designed to have a short life span. Songs are popular for awhile, and then are replaced by new, more popular songs. His argument is that since popular songs now become “classics”, it defeats the whole philosophy of the genre. So the whole idea of “popular” as a classification for music is dead.
We need people to develop wonderful programs like C-Scope, which ignores teachers entirely and lets kids teach themselves! How else would we get rid of the most talented teachers who care about what they’re doing, than to give them Phonics sounds lesson and insist they follow them to the letter, no deviation allowed?
It is much easy to read a story to a child than make them read it by themselves. Phonics lesson for kids is the normal way they are able to learn words and this is exciting for them. For starters it is essential to connect the word with a picture. For e.g. words like bun, bread etc. The stories should be picture based so that they can actually relate with the help of the depiction. The stories of valor, virtues are very much liked by them.
You can also give her coloring books and colors. At the age of two, she should be able to color the pictures and recognize the different colors. Use washable colors and crayons.
Guided reading is about planting reading strategies in your child’s mind. If she gets stuck on a word ask if there is any part of the word she knows. For example the word ‘bear.’ Ask if she can see part of the word she understands and if she says ‘ear’ then ask her to pronounce ‘ear’ with a ‘b’ in front.
Hang the pictures in the hall next to each other and you really get a feel for the different species. Attach the reports to the pictures and you have a really nice display. The children will be so proud of all the work they did.