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By  TCRII

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Hooked on Phonics or something similar might help OP out. Reading silently and reading aloud are two different things. I'm assuming OP can comprehend the words-- just not pronounce them. I always have students that have trouble sounding out new words (I teach high school English). One reason is that in the past 20 years, there was a big push in education away from teaching young children phonetics, in favor of a "whole language" approach to learning to read. While you could argue pros

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#12 That's assuming that her math is in order and it's not as bad as her reading. Otherwise hooked on phonics and first in math might be a better option for OP instead of FML. lol

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Kindergarten is definitely 3 and 4 year olds. Well, in Victoria it is. Then primary school is ages 5-12. High school is 13-18. But since I started school when I was 4 instead of 5, I was 6 years old in grade 2 and definitely capable of reading difficult words.

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People need to read more anyway. Not just so this embarrassment doesn't happen but for enjoyment! Read about anything. People, animals, places, fiction, even games, just read.

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You don't need to stimulate all the sense though. Movies, while visual, can't be touched, smelled, etc. A good book doesn't really suffer from not being visual, though it can take a little while to get back into it and appreciate it if you haven't read in a while. Hell, even then, there are some brilliant graphic novels and picture books that combine visuals and storytelling if you really need something more than words.

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Personally I love graphic novels though I have to admit, I think there are some books that would actually suffer from the addition of pictures or other stimulation. Throwing as many different types of stimulation as you can at someone isn't always helpful and often means that they can't fully appreciate each one. That can then lead to not as much thought and effort being put into creating each part. Although everyone has different hobbies, many people simply don't enjoy reading because they're n

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Also, while everyone obviously has likes amd dislikes and some people will just naturally like reading more than others, I think that many people who claim not to like reading simply haven't found the right book for them. Nothing like seeing a reluctant reader finally find a book they like and then devouring the whole series in a week. :)

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I love to read. Always have. I'll admit, it's a huge turn off when people say "I don't read". I'll read anything-- classics, poetry, YA, children's books, non-fiction. I actually read the information pamphlets that come with medication (prescribed *and* OTC). Books can hold my interest more than a lot of movies or tv shows. And video games? Eh. My brother, however, hates to read-- mainly because he has a learning disability that makes reading difficult for him. He enjoys sports (and ma

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It's a huge turnoff to me when people say they couldn't accept somebody who doesn't read or that there's only a reader who hasn't found the right book. I don't get all snooty and morally superior about my hobbies being the pinnacle of human entertainment, so I don't know why readers do. It's not a universal interest, nor is music (although some people pretend that is as well).

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