Spotlight on reading

This document is designed as an aid to instruction in oral reading. It sums up the results of ten years of research on tutoring in low-income schools by identifying the ten most serious decoding problems that struggling readers encounter. It provides the tutor with the general formulations to use in helping readers understand the general principles of spelling-to-sound relations involved. As distributed to a combined meeting of tutors from the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project and America Reads


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