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Bubble Gum Method

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When teaching students of a young age to read, there is a variety of entertaining methods that can be implemented to help them evolved the sounds of letters. One of the methods I have seen kindergarten teachers use is the bubble gum method. When students are participating in the bubble gum method they are,“ slowly pulling their hand away from their lips while carefully articulating each phoneme in the word.” (Manyak, 2008, 660). By using their hands and reading at the same time helps young children the change within letters based on the sounds of the letter. This method of teaching is extremely useful in the beginning stages of reading for young students, because they are starting to read simple words, and the method of stretching words is
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