Sounders and spellers are typically ages 5-7 and in Kindergarten or 1st Grade. These children know most letter names and sounds, are blending individual sounds to read words and segmenting sounds to read words.
Activities to Try at Home:
- Help your child expand their vocabulary! Watch this video to learn how OR check out these resources (Spanish version here)
- Strong phonemic awareness is one of the strongest predictors of later reading success. Learn more about this set of skills children need to develop before they can learn to read here. Learn more about phonological awareness and find some activities to boost this skill set at home:
- 3 Ways to Make Books with Children (3 maneras para hacer libros con los niños)
- Learn how to get your child started writing and also improve their writing skills.