What’s Wrong With Johnny’s Reading, Spelling, and Composition?

Johnny Needs to Learn Phonics


Why Johnny Can’t Read” is a well-known book title written in the 1950’s by Rudolph Flesch.  He wrote about how the ‘Look-Say‘ Reading method was causing illiteracy in our country.  He emphasized a strong ‘Phonics-First’ approach over memorized words.

“So Why Can’t Johnny Read? Or Spell..  Or Write a simple composition?”

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