Using the Sound-Write computer program, this user called in a file that had been saved before.
Now the student can:
- Have the computer read any sentence out loud at normal speed. (Supports whole language goals of using words meaningfully.
- Have the computer read any sentence out loud slowly and with red arrows under each word being spoken. This supports the goals of phonics teachers who want written syllables to be linked with spoken sounds.
- Move the mouse to point to any word. Clicking on the word, the word is spoken as many times as the student clicks. Supports phonic methods.
- Have the computer recite the entire text. (Whole language methods).
- Have the computer display a consistent phonic version of the word exactly under each typed word.
- Insert new words at any point within the sentences, or change any letter within a word to hear what it would sound like if changed.
- Obtain helpful instructions by pressing a key.
- Obtain tutorial sample sentences to practice typing.
- Print out the results of the materials created by each student.
Available from ththe ALC web site.
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