Thursday, March 15, 2012

'Till My Sides Hurt: Rinse and Repeat

There was a time, many years ago it now seems, when I was teaching Abiah to read and I asked him what it sounds like I'm saying when I say the sounds C-A-T. His answer? Alaska!

 I laughed and cried at the same time. I had been working with him for quite a while and I couldn't seem to help him understand what I was trying to say.

Fast forward to present day and Abiah is an excellent reader. His little third grade self is just devouring books. I love it!

At the same time it is now Hazel's turn to join the ranks of learning. I have slowly introduced letter sounds and reading concepts to her in the past year and have just recently been introducing her to actual reading.

Just recently I was working with her and had her write the letters C-A-T out on her Doodle Pro. When I sounded them out and asked her what it sounded like I was saying she enthusiastically replied, "Andy!"

This time I just laughed.


Din said...

:) It's a conspiracy!

Mel Mell said...

Ahahaha :)

LaFonda Dunlap said...

So cute and funny! Good job not crying too!