Many students in Jessica Everett’s kindergarten class don’t yet know how to hold a pencil, The 74 reports.
It’s one of those foundational skills of literacy — like turning pages, following the left-to-right direction of sentences — that many forget they once had to learn. It’s a starting point, and from there, Everett will dive into phonics: teaching the sounds associated with every letter, writing them down, practicing sight-reading and putting words together.
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