Using Decodable Texts to Meet Student Needs
We have all heard about decodable texts and the need to ditch 3 cueing. It is now well established that children should only be given material to read in the early stage of learning to read that contains graphemes and high frequency words they have been taught and that 'sounding out' is the only strategy we should be teaching when children are lifting the words from the page. However, even this switch to decodable texts does not mean that one size fits all.
Before I talk about stud…