We really like to offer our students some control and some choice during their session. Let’s not abandon structure and goals, however.
The second tip is a strategy for tackling a word that your student doesn’t know. Remember to not give them a word every time they encounter one they don’t now.
- We recommend writing out an agenda for each session. However, some students will do better if you allow them to choose between two activities as you move through your agenda.
- If they can’t sound out a word, ask them to guess what the word MIGHT be based on context, beginning letter sound and the picture.