I am learning to read.

There are lots of things I need to learn to become a good reader.  At the moment, I am learning how to -

  • Point to every word as I read.

          I think:

 

         Elly thinks:

Your finger pointing is getting much better Gg!  Keep working hard on this - you have nearly got it.  Remember that every time you say a new word, you need to point to a new word.

  • Read fast words.

        I think:

 

         Elly thinks:

You have learnt 24 words since you started school!  That’s great!  These help a lot in your reading and writing.

  • Work out tricky words.

            Gg said “I start the letter.  Try and sound it.”

        I think:

 

         Elly thinks:

Working out tricky words can be hard Gg - but it is great that you know you need to say the first sound of the word.  Looking at the picture and reading the sentence again will help too.