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Books supporting different reading strategies
Have you ever closed your eyes and tried unsuccessfully to understand what someone is saying to you? I have that problem. I’m a visual learner and it helps me to see who is talking to me. Others close their eyes, absorb what they hear and love all they are learning. Another group likes to be moving around when they learn. They need to ‘feel’ the new information. They are kinetic learners. We all have our way of learning and learning to read.
Rianna Facey’s book, I Have Big Dreams: Rianna dreams of competing in the Olympics, is bubbling over with action. A young reader could do a somersault and then practice reading about Rianna’s somersaults. Page by page Rianna shows how she is working on her dream. Her story would be a wonderful way to learn to read while moving. Tips for helping kinetic learners how to read.
Malina’s Farm Adventure is a very unique book. The text is in a special font created for children who are dyslexic. Malina’s story shares how confusing it can be for children who are dyslexic to learn to read. The author, Keith Fechtman, has written a very fun story about visiting a farm.
Auditory learners and readers love the sounds of the words they are reading. Rhyme is very fun and catchy to read. Jingles the Elephant Saves Christmas by Erik Island has great rhythm and rhyme. It also has fun with the words, ‘jingle, jingle, jingle the elephant’ repeated throughout the story. Tips for helping auditory learners learn to read.
Our book, Neema Wants to Learn, shares a true story of a young girl who has learning disabilities. Neema demonstrates how she learns by watching others. She’s a perfect example of a visual learner. She’s also a wonderful role model for children struggling to learn. Neema loves to learn and wants to become a teacher someday. Tips for helping visual learners learn to read.
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