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Davis Reading for Young Learners


For ages 5 – 7

The Goals of the Program

This program is usually given over two weeks for two to three hours a day. At least half of the program time will include the parent(s) participating in helping the child with the new skills and techniques.

Parents and children will learn:

Davis Learning Tools

Alphabet and Punctuation Mastery
Clay is used as a way of helping the child see, feel, and create the symbols in the real three-dimensional world.

Word Mastery
The child learns to master the basic word by making a model of the word and the meaning of the word.

Reading Strategies
Skills in reading from left to right, word recognition, fluency, comprehension, and retention are developed.

Coordination and Balance Exercises
These exercises help reinforce the focusing tool and improve visual perception, coordination and balance.