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July 01, 2013
Knowing Words by Sight

In kindergarten, your child will begin to learn what are called “sight words”: short, familiar, well-used words that she should be able to “read” without having to stop and sound out, such as the and me. Start now by pointing out words your child probably already can “read” before she can technically read, such as the STOP on a stop sign, or mom.

 
 

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