|SignWriting List Forum|
Valerie Sutton |
Date: Wed Jun 9, 1999 11:34 pm
Subject: Re: SWPL - Advanced Materials
Kathy Akehurst wrote:
>The children have been able (for the most part) to read the story with ease
>(filling in the bits they didn't understand by continuing on and then
>'figuring out' what the previous parts had been - as with learning to read
>English as we have discussed on this list...) and they did not find it
>difficult to have the SW smaller as their comprehension increases. The
>youngest ones still write really big but that's perfectly normal, of course.
>It's just been fascinating to watch this all unfold.
What a great report - I am so excited about this last paragraph - the fact
that your young students are reading at smaller sizes - wow. I am smiling.
Have they learned any spoken language from this, do you think? What do you
think the children are gaining from learning to read advanced-level
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