At 09:30 02-11-03 -0800, you wrote:
>There is evidence (see Tinker and Patterson, as well
>as "Legibility in Children's Books" by L Watts, 1974)
>that children move from serial-letterwise to immersive
>reading around age 10. This can certainly vary a lot,
>but it's a good working average.
Ten seems remarkably late to me. What proportion of North American children
have had reading lessons somewhere before they begin school?
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