Must I continue to use readers after my child learns to read?
Heart to Heart
      Once your child has achieved a firm phonetic foundation, it is no longer necessary to use readers. You use readers that accompany your phonics program because they work hand in hand with your phonics curriculum to reinforce the phonics rules. You can continue on with readers and literature books through the twelfth grade if you like, but you could also make appropriate selections based on the child’s interests, the subjects you’re studying, or the time period of history you’re studying. Y