"Look, Mom, I can read it all by myself!" What a proud moment for your child. Understanding the relationship between letters and the sounds they make is the most important step in learning how to read�and these activities can help! � Identifying short and long vowel sounds � Identifying diphthongs � Using contextual clues � Identifying main ideas and details � Making predictions � Sequencing � Classifying, comparing and contrasting � Drawing conclusions and inferring 80 pages.

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