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Top 5 Tips to Maximise Reading Success – Part 4
Tip No. 4 - Ditch the Sight Words
In a previous post I challenged the popular practice of giving beginning readers predictable texts. This week I’m REALLY asking you to go against everything you know and ditch the sight words. Yes, that’s right. I said it. DITCH THE SIGHT WORDS. Why? Basically, because they are not a thing.
For years and years we have been attempting to teach children to read using flawed methodology based on misunderstandings of how our brains process words. Personal…