Today's Tip for Families

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Help Your Child Practice Decoding Words

In order to read, children must learn what sounds letters and letter combinations make. For example, m makes the first sound in the word me.

Then they must use that knowledge to decode—or figure out—written words. Children decode a word by sounding out each of its letters. Then they blend the sounds together.

To help your child improve decoding skills:

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