Decodables Decoded

Posted on 05 January 2024 by Chris Brown.

Marnie Heintz, an instructional coach with Medicine Hat Public School Division, is here to decode decodable books.

Decodables are simple books that focus on specific spelling patterns that students have already learned so they can gain confidence as they learn how to read. The large collection of decodables at Medicine Hat Public Library features short texts with simple pictures for beginning readers as well graphic novels and beautifully illustrated texts that keep them engaged and progress in difficulty as students’ reading ability increases.

Talk with MHPL staff to learn more about our decodable book collection and visit www.readingrockets.org to learn even more about how decodables can help any beginning reader.


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