Some kids have a learning disability that makes reading difficult to learn. Others come to school without the literacy experiences they need to become readers. Some children struggle because they've received poor or inadequate reading instruction. When these and other risk factors are identified early, 虽然, many children's reading difficulties can be prevented.
6 reasons why kids might struggle with reading
1. Difficulty recognizing the individual sounds in spoken words (phonemes). The ability to recognize and play with speech sounds is called phonemic awareness.
2. Difficulty sounding out written words (decoding) and recognizing familiar word parts.
3. Difficulty understanding what is being read. Limited 词汇表 and background knowledge contribute to lower levels of reading comprehension.
6. Instruction that doesn't meet an individual child's needs. 例如, a child with dyslexia may need additional explicit (step-by-step) instruction, 按精心计划的顺序提供的.
Being at risk doesn't mean that a child is destined to struggle with reading, but it does indicate that they may need especially close monitoring and early intervention to prevent ongoing reading difficulties. That's where involved parents and good 老师 come in!
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