When did you learn to read?

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Re: When did you learn to read?

Post by MarisaJ1983 » 18 Oct 2013, 17:17

I was reading words out of the newspaper when I was two years old. I began reading books when I was 3.

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Post by x1f4j8k9 » 01 Jan 2014, 00:55

Probably around 4th/5th grade, can't really remember, maybe earlier.

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Post by tracydinh96 » 03 Jan 2014, 20:19

Before I started pre-school

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Post by LittleWilma » 30 May 2014, 21:06

The earliest I can remember for sure is kindergarten. I am sure that my mother worked with us before we started school, but I cannot remember for sure.
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Post by Butterflycrying » 30 May 2014, 21:14

I was reading before 1st grade. Both my parents are bibliophiles and so it was no surprising that I started reading early. I was reading Stephen King and Dean Koontz when I was in 4th grade.

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Post by kio » 31 May 2014, 13:52

I learned to read when I was 2 mostly from a bossy family member, but some was self-taught.
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Post by raindropwriter » 08 Jul 2014, 11:41

I don't remember at all. :P Maybe when I was 5 and in grade 1.
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Post by LoisRyan » 08 Jul 2014, 11:58

I think maybe First Grade when I was six. I remember we had to do reading through an SRA (I think that is what it is) program. This is where you started out at a lower level of reading and as you finished each card and correctly answered questions you moved up to a higher level. When did I start to enjoy reading is another question. I think it was when I was in third grade where we could check out books from the school library. We did not have a public library in our area until I was about 10 years old. But I remember using the Bookmobile before that.

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Post by Brybear28 » 08 Jul 2014, 12:47

I was learning how to read when I was three with Biscuit. I hope those books are still around the house for when I have kids, they're wonderful.
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Post by mandap24 » 08 Jul 2014, 23:50

I've been reading for such a long time it's hard to remember when I wasn't.
But I believe I started around age 4.
This mainly happened because my mother was reading to me since I was a baby and when I started learning words she would have be try to figure out the words in the books she read to me. It's funny watching her do the same thing with my younger sister.
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Post by TrishaAnn92 » 09 Jul 2014, 07:45

I believe I was 6 or 7. When I first started learning to read I had a difficult time getting it. My oldest daughter (2) has already taken an interest in it so I anticipate her beginning to learn by the time she is 4.
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Post by dchoinski » 09 Jul 2014, 10:34

I have been reading for as long as I can remember. Books have always been part of my life and I always made sure that my children lives. Till this day I cant go to sleep at night till I have read at least 2 chapters of a book.

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Post by Ahochstetler1 » 10 Jul 2014, 00:22

I believe age 6 or 7. I remember really struggling at first, but as soon as I "got" it, I've been an avid reader. Must run in my family!

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Post by runningshadow89 » 10 Jul 2014, 04:32

3 years old

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Post by Ama Idim » 09 Aug 2017, 04:00

I learn to read at about 5 or 6. I'm not sure, but I think that's the age and I loved reading since then.
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