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BOB Books

Between the ages of 3 and 6 my parent’s bed had a thick wooden head board with a ridge in it about the size of my foot. Frequently, I would climb up onto it and traverse from end to end … Continue reading

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Reading

I don’t remember being unable to read. I do remember my mother telling me how I learned to read. She read to me. Bookshelves full of picture books, and countless trips to the library. She and I would pick what … Continue reading

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Learning to read

I have always loved to read and liked reading out loud to my stuffed animals (I have a younger sister and so I’m not completely sure why I didn’t just read to her). When I got older school helped to … Continue reading

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Learning to Read

My first memory learning to read was in Kindergarten. Each week week we had a mystery reader who came in to read the class to read us stories. I never paid any attention to the readers until my own grandfather … Continue reading

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how i learned to read

I was able to learn how to read through the help of my parents and my Pre-k teacher. From an early age I immediately grew an interest in reading as my parents would read to me bedtime stories every night … Continue reading

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Learning to Read

I learned to read officially in kindergarten, but actually during a year when I was homeschooled, which technically would be first grade. The first time I ever read a book (one of those books that has one word on each … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Read

I remember seeing my sister sitting at our kitchen table reading textbooks and doing science homework.  There is a 12 year age difference between the two of us and every memory I have of her usually involves her studying.  She … Continue reading

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How I Learned How to Read

I don’t have many distinct memories about learning how to read, except for when my parents bought me the Hooked on Phonics book set. If you’re unfamiliar, Hooked on Phonics had about a million commercials per day on every kids’ … Continue reading

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Learning to Read

It’s funny how I find it difficult to remember the process of learning to read. For as long as I could remember I was reading any books I could get my hands on and continually added to the hoard of books … Continue reading

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            Besides being taught in preschool and kindergarten, I was also taught how to read by my parents who would read to my sister and I. This ranged from children’s books, to Japanese folk tales, and later stories like Robinson … Continue reading

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