For example, children often use the name of the letter in sounding out words—instead of the sound that the letter “makes.” That’s fine with an occasional word like “OK” but it rarely works with most words and so it leads to lots of reading errors. In addition, some children have difficulties remembering names and learning letter names “uses up” some of their memory store when they should be using it for better purposes.
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