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What does fluent blending actually look like?

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DevineByName Tue 28-Feb-17 18:40:49

DD still sounds out.

Today her book is The Odd Pet. She knew 'the' and 'pet' straight away, but had to sound out o-dd.

The first sentence is 'Kim has a cat. Jim has a dog'.

If she sounds out the words Kim, has and Jim, has but blends as soon as she's said the last sound ( so "K-i-m, Kim') is that fluent? Or is the book too hard?

mrz Tue 28-Feb-17 19:18:20

If she can accurately blend the sounds and say the word then the book is fine

WallisFrizz Tue 28-Feb-17 19:20:23

I agree, surely if she can read the book it's not too hard.

DevineByName Tue 28-Feb-17 19:26:01

Oh good. I was wondering if she had to be able to blend it in her head for it to count as fluent reading.

mrz Tue 28-Feb-17 19:35:58

That comes with time and experience. She's still in the very early stages of learning

CruCru Tue 28-Feb-17 20:44:07

That sounds fine.

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