I love sharing this passage with my fifth graders...It is almost a
diagnostic tool at that age to see who is still reading letter by letter
instead of fluently word by word. They get a kick out of it.
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From: "Elizabeth Thiers" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, January 03, 2005 8:23 PM
Subject: FW: Amazing
> Here for those of you writing in tongues....
> Beth t the OT
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> Subject: Amazing
> The Amazing Human Mind
> I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdgnieg
> The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid Aodccrnig to a rscheearch at
> Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dnsoe't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a
> are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the
> rghit pclae.
> The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm.
> Tihs is bcuseae the hmuan mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but
> wrod as a wlohe.
> Azmanig huh?
> yaeh and I awlyas tghuoht slpeling was ipmorantt