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hjordan423

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    Mommy to two beautiful girls, 4.5 and 6. Wife to the man of my dreams.
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    Ohio
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    SAHM, Homeschooler
  1. Wow, this is so fascinating! Thank you all for your input. My daughter is 9 and she tested very well in reading comprehension and phonics when we tested last week. I guess my main concern is that this hinders her fluency. I am going to work with her on just paying attention to be sure she reads the words that are actually printed. Thank you, friends!
  2. My daughter is great with phonics and decoding as she's reading. But the thing I have found that slows her down or trips her up is that she reads words that her brain assumes are going to be there, and doesn't see the actual word. For example, she was reading aloud to me and read "...bypassed the road to ride straight through the woods..." but instead of "woods" she read "forest." I gently stopped her and asked her to read the sentence again. She read it probably three times saying "forest" every time so I asked her to point to the word forest. She was surprised to discover it was not there. This doesn't seem like that big of a deal, except that she does it with he/she, said/asked type words also that sometimes change the context and cause her to stop and go back a lot. It's like her brain is trying to work ahead and fill in the words that it thinks will be there. Has anyone experienced this? Any suggestions for correcting? I would love to know the root cause of this issue and if it's even something to address at this point. I think it's definitely hindering her from being a fluent, fast reader. Thank you in advance!!
  3. Thank you so much for the ideas. I never thought of using a Kindle Fire, but I think that's probably a good option for us. Plus my husband just found some online for a very good price, so we'll give it a try. :)
  4. Can anyone recommend an inexpensive mp3 player that my 7 and 8 year olds can use to listen to audiobooks (mostly from overdrive) as well as some music? I don't really want to spend more than $50, but would love the ability to bookmark and switch to another book and/or music. Obviously, I don't need anything fancy or complicated with tons of features. Can anyone help?? Thanks!!
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