How to Teach a Child to Read - Children Learning Reading Part 4

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This is How to Teach a Child to Read - Children Learning Reading Part 4Reading is one of the most important skills one must master to succeed in life. It helps your child succeed in school, helps them build self-confidence, and helps to motivate your child. Being able to read will help your child learn more about the world, understand directions on signs and posters, allow them to discover reading as an entertainment, and help them gather information.Learning to read is very different from learning to speak, and it does not happen all at once. There is a steady progression in the development of reading ability over time. The best time for children to start learning to read is at a very young age - even before they enter pre-school. Once a child is able to speak, they can begin developing basic reading skills. Very young children have a natural curiosity to learn about everything. They are naturally intrigued by the printed texts they see, and are eager to learn about the sounds made by those letters. You will likely notice that your young child likes to look at books and thoroughly enjoys being read to. They will even pretend to behave like a reader by holding books and pretend to read them.At what age can you start teaching a child to read? When they're babies? At 2 years old, 3, 4, or 5 years old, or wait until they're in school?If you delay your child's reading skill development until he or she enters school, you are putting your child at risk... Did you know that 67% of all Grade 4 students cannot read at a proficient level! According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, of those 67%, 33% read at just the BASIC level, and 34% CANNOT even achieve reading abilities of the lowest basic level!There is a super simple and extremely effective system that will even teach 2 and 3 year old children to read.Read This Report and Visit The Provided Website and Sources For More Tips.

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<ul><li><p> PART 4 </p><p>Visit www.HowToTeachAChildToRead.net today for more tips! </p><p>Discover the secrets to teach a 2.5 year old toddler to read here: </p><p>http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 2 </p><p>Disclaimer: </p><p>The Publisher has strived to be as accurate and complete as possible in the </p><p>creation of this report, notwithstanding the fact that he does not warrant or </p><p>represent at any time that the contents within are accurate due to the rapidly </p><p>changing nature of the Internet. </p><p>While all attempts have been made to verify information provided in this </p><p>publication, the Publisher assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions, or </p><p>contrary interpretation of the subject matter herein. Any perceived slights of </p><p>specific persons, peoples, or organizations are unintentional. </p><p>In practical advice books, like anything else in life, there are no guarantees of </p><p>income made. Readers are cautioned to reply on their own judgment about </p><p>their individual circumstances to act accordingly. </p><p>This book is not intended for use as a source of legal, business, accounting or </p><p>financial advice. All readers are advised to seek services of competent </p><p>professionals in legal, business, accounting and finance fields. </p><p>You are encouraged to print this book for easy reading. </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 3 </p><p>Contents </p><p>Developing Phonemic Awareness and Learning Reading ................................... 4 </p><p>How to Teach Phonics and Reading ................................................................... 8 </p><p>How to Teach Your Baby to Read ..................................................................... 11 </p><p>How to Teach Phonemic Awareness While Reading Bedtime Stories .............. 15 </p><p>What Is Phonemic Awareness .......................................................................... 18 </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 4 </p><p>Developing Phonemic Awareness and Learning Reading </p><p>As more research brings to light the advantages of phonics and </p><p>phonemic awareness instructions have over whole language teaching </p><p>methods, more parents are becoming aware of teaching using </p><p>phonics and phonemic awareness skills. Many parents today are </p><p>concerned about the method that is being used to teach their </p><p>children how to read, and rightfully so. The whole language method </p><p>is more of a method of "word memorization", where the child is </p><p>taught to look at printed words as whole configurations, much like </p><p>looking at Chinese characters. </p><p>Teaching phonemic awareness skills involves the breakdown of </p><p>words into individual sounds (phonemes), and then joining the parts </p><p>to form, or sound out the words. By contrast, whole language </p><p>learning stresses the flow and meaning of the text, where "sounding </p><p>out" words is not used, the words are decoded through its larger </p><p>context, and word memorization plays a key role. What would you </p><p>rather do, memorize hundreds or even thousands of words based on </p><p>shapes, or learn a systematic way of reading? </p><p>English is not meant to be memorized as shapes and sight objects. It </p><p>becomes very difficult to learn to read by memorizing and </p><p>recognizing shapes. Phonics and teaching phonemic awareness skills </p><p>requires you to memorize the letters and the sounds they represent, </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 5 </p><p>and with this method,children as young as two years old can learn to </p><p>read successfully, and comprehend what they are reading. Try </p><p>teaching a young child with the whole language learning method, see </p><p>how successful he or she will be at memorizing shapes. Teaching by </p><p>using phonics will routinely produce successful readers. </p><p>There is plenty of evidence to suggest that phonics is clearly a </p><p>superior method of teaching children how to read. In the USA, over </p><p>30 million adults (14%) are considered functionally illiterate, and are </p><p>unable to perform simple everyday literacy activities. [1] This </p><p>however, should not be surprising since over one third of all children </p><p>cannot even achieve basic reading competency by the time they are </p><p>in grade four. This is a finding from the National Assessment of </p><p>Educational Progress (NAEP). Are these children failing at literacy </p><p>because they are dumb? I I hardly think so, but perhaps it is a result </p><p>of the poor reading instructions they receive. </p><p>It has been proven time and again, that teaching phonemic </p><p>awareness skill produces superior reading and spelling abilities than </p><p>whole language teaching methods. Thousands of studies have </p><p>confirmed this, and the National Reading Panel has also made a clear </p><p>statement about this. </p><p>While most teachers will probably say that they teach using some </p><p>phonics, the truth is that many teachers are not knowledgeable in </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 6 </p><p>the basic concepts of the English language. No, I'm not making a </p><p>random statement. In a recent study, the researchers stated: "many </p><p>in-service teachers are not knowledgeable in the basic concepts of </p><p>the English language". Their study found that even though the </p><p>teachers may be well versed in children's literature, but they do not </p><p>know how to address the basic building blocks of language and </p><p>reading. In their survey of instructors conducted, the researchers </p><p>found that the teachers performed poorly on the concepts relating </p><p>to morphemes and phonemes. In another second study, over 80% of </p><p>the interviewed instructors agreed that phonics is a desirable </p><p>method to use for beginning reading instructions. [2] </p><p>Some argue that a child will acquire a knowledge of phonics on his or </p><p>her own after learning to read using whole language methods. While </p><p>this may be true for some children, it is hardly the case for the other </p><p>children with reading difficulties. When a child is taught to read using </p><p>a whole word approach, they develop a habit of looking at all the </p><p>words by their whole configurations, and this prevents the child from </p><p>seeing the phonetic structure of the words. Real readers who learned </p><p>to read by learning phonemic awareness skills do not need clues or </p><p>cues to help them recognize shapes - they develop an automatic </p><p>ability to decode the letters and words. </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 7 </p><p>Ultimately, it is up to the parents to decide the path for which to </p><p>teach their children to read. They can either simply leave it up to the </p><p>education system, and hope that their child does not end up being </p><p>one of the 38% grade four students which do not develop even basic </p><p>reading achievement, or they can take the initiative and make the </p><p>decision to help their children develop phonemic awareness skills </p><p>early on before even starting kindergarten. Research on phonemic </p><p>awareness has shown time after time that phonemic awareness skills </p><p>predicted reading and spelling success of children in school. </p><p>Don't leave your children's reading success up to chance. </p><p>Click here to learn about a simple, step-by-step teaching method that </p><p>will catapult your child's reading abilities - a learning process so </p><p>simple, that even two year olds can learn to read </p><p>Notes: </p><p>1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Functional_illiteracy </p><p>2. J Learn Disabil. 2009 Sep-Oct;42(5):392-402. Epub 2009 Jun 19. </p><p>Why elementary teachers might be inadequately prepared to teach reading. </p><p>Joshi RM, Binks E, Hougen M, Dahlgren ME, Ocker-Dean E, Smith DL. </p><p>Texas A&amp;M University, USA. </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 8 </p><p>How to Teach Phonics and Reading </p><p>Teaching children to read by teaching phonics activities is a lot like </p><p>doing math, where you have to know what the numbers are, how to </p><p>count, and you need to learn to add and subtract before learning to </p><p>multiply and divide. Teaching phonics to children is no different </p><p>where you follow a step by step approach by first teaching the child </p><p>the alphabet letters and phonics sounds, and then teaching them the </p><p>combination of different letters to create different words, and using </p><p>words to form sentences. It is a very logical and sequential buildup of </p><p>phonics knowledge and reading ability. </p><p>Before a child can learn to read, he or she must first learn the </p><p>alphabet letters, and know the sounds represented by the letters. It's </p><p>usually easier to teach some consonants and short vowels first </p><p>before moving on to more complicated things such as consonant </p><p>digraphs (2 consonants formed to produce one sound, such as "ch" </p><p>or "ph") and long vowels. As you can see, teaching children to read </p><p>by the phonics method helps them develop phonemic awareness, </p><p>and it is also a very logical and straight forward approach. </p><p>Start off by teaching your child the phonics sounds. You can choose </p><p>to teach your child in alphabetic order going from A to Z, or you can </p><p>teach several commonly used consonant sounds and vowels, and go </p><p>from there. For example, you may start teaching your child /a/, /c/, </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 9 </p><p>and /t/ (slashes denote sound of the letters). Once your child has </p><p>learn to quickly recognize these letters and properly sound out their </p><p>sounds, you can then teach them to blend /c/, /a/, /t/ to make the </p><p>words "cat", or "tac", or "at". </p><p>As you introduce more letters and phonics sounds in your lesson </p><p>plans, you can generate more words, and slowly introduce short, </p><p>simple sentences to your reading lessons. Depending on the age of </p><p>your child, I would suggest keeping the phonics lessons relatively </p><p>short - around 5 to 10 minutes. Sometimes, just 3 to 5 minutes for a </p><p>short lesson is plenty, and you can easily teach these short phonics </p><p>lessons 2 or 3 times each day for a total of 10 to 15 minutes. Young </p><p>children tend to be forgetful, so repetition is very important. </p><p>You don't want to make the lessons too long and boring, that the </p><p>child begins to feel like doing a "chore" when learning to read. So </p><p>keep it short, fun, and interesting. By keeping the phonics lessons </p><p>short, you also avoid overwhelming the child with too much </p><p>information, and always remember to make sure your child has </p><p>mastered one lesson before moving on to new material. Confusion </p><p>and uncertainty will only make their learning effort difficult and </p><p>frustrating - so review often, move on to new material only after </p><p>they've mastered the current lessons. </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 10 </p><p>So when can you start teaching phonics sounds and lessons to </p><p>children? Not everyone will agree with me on this, but I believe that </p><p>if your child can speak, then your child can learn to read. Of course, </p><p>every child is different and unique, and some children will be more </p><p>receptive to learning reading than others. One thing for certain, is </p><p>that the earlier a child learns to read, the better. </p><p>We have taught our 2 year old daughter to read through teaching </p><p>phonics sounds and lessons, and helping her develop phonemic </p><p>awareness. If you watched the video above, that is our daughter </p><p>reading randomly created sentences. We simply started teaching </p><p>phonics sounds to her by spending 5 to 10 minutes each day, spread </p><p>between 2 to 3 separate lessons, and slowly introduced new letters </p><p>and reading material. </p><p>If you would like to learn more about the simple, effective, step-by-</p><p>step method of teaching phonics and phonemic awareness, please </p><p>click below. </p><p>&gt;&gt; Teach your child to read today using our step-by-step, proven </p><p>method for teaching young children to read </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 11 </p><p>How to Teach Your Baby to Read </p><p>Teaching your baby to read is becoming more and more high priority </p><p>for parents now as it becomes clear that learning to read at a young </p><p>age offers numerous advantages for the child once he or she begins </p><p>school. Studies have consistently found that teaching a baby to read </p><p>and helping children develop phonemic awareness well before </p><p>entering school can significantly improve their development in </p><p>reading and spelling. However, when it comes to teaching babies to </p><p>read, there are two main teaching methods. </p><p>These two main methods of teaching a baby or child to read are the </p><p>whole language method, and the phonics and phonemic awareness </p><p>method (the phonetic approach), which should be the preferred </p><p>teaching method in helping children learn to read. Some prefer the </p><p>whole language method, while others use the phonics approach, and </p><p>there are also educator that use a mix of different approaches. With </p><p>the Look-say approach of whole language learning, a child begins </p><p>with memorizing sight words, and then taught various strategies of </p><p>figuring out the text from various clues. </p><p>The whole language method produces inaccurate and poor readers </p><p>compared to students of the phonetic approach. Using the whole </p><p>word approach, English is being taught as an ideographic language </p><p>such as Chinese. One of the biggest arguments from whole-language </p></li><li><p> Discover the simple tricks to teach your child to read here: http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/childrenlearningreading </p><p>Visit http://www.howtoteachachildtoread.net/ for more tips! Page 12 </p><p>advocates is that teaching a baby to read using phonics breaks up the </p><p>words into letters and syllables, which have no actual meaning, yet </p><p>they fail to acknowledge the fact that once the child is able to </p><p>decode the word, they are able to actually READ that entire word, </p><p>pronounce it, and understand its meaning. So in practicality, it's a </p><p>very weak argument. English is an alphabetic system, and unlike </p><p>Chinese, it is not an ideograph like Chinese characters, and should </p><p>not be taught using an ideographic approach. </p><p>I always say...</p></li></ul>

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