"My child read before he started kindergarten. Now he only reads at home at night, because they don't do much reading in school, just letters and sounds. It is very discouraging for him and me." These are the words of a frustrated parent. Could it be that teachers are ignoring the literacy knowledge children bring to school?
Dowhower, S. L. (1989). Curriculum Dilemma: The Early Reader "Mom, I never READ in school". Reading Horizons, 30 (1). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol30/iss1/6