Students struggle to string syllables together



  1. Explain how the graph should be read with reference to the scale on the left in order to make sense. Is this an effective way of presenting the information? Explain.
  2. What is the importance of the story about Stephen to the point of the article? Stephen is a "sample of size one". How well does he represent the children in the graph?
  3. What questions would you ask the reporter about the phrase "almost 40 percent of these children still make the same mistake."?



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