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Dear Parents,


As the students read books during guided reading groups and independent reading time, we will explore and use various reading strategies. Please remind your child to use these helpful phonics decoding strategies to figure out "tricky" words as he or she reads at home: 


Image result for square         Box Prefixes & Suffixes

                      (take off beginnings/endings: re-, un-/-ing, -ed)


 Image result for scissors Divide Multisyllabic Words by Syllable (pump/kin)


Image result for magnifying glass clipart       Identify Syllable Type (open or closed)



 Image result for peace sign hands clipart               Sound Out (blend syllables together)



 Image result for ear clipart                   Confirm (make it sound right)



If you ever have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thank you for all of your support at home. Have fun reading!




Mrs. DuMont