How do you teach a child to read?

This is a little embarrassing, but my 9 year old brother can't read. Whenever someone brings this up to him, he tries to get away or change the subject, so he's stubborn about reading. School isn't helping, so how can I or other family members teach him to read?

Asked By: - 9/5/2012
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I'm sorry for your brother and appalled he has got this far without the school spotting the problem. Is is possible for you to go to the school and ask to talk to someone there? Knowing how important reading was I spend all my time helping my stepson to learn to read from the age of 4, unfortunately, last year we... More
Answered By: Breeze - 9/5/2012
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At first i want to make a good food then i try to feed him and give a book there have lots picture like a for apple there have a apple picture.
Answered By: Maruf - 9/5/2012
Phonics Reader (something named similar to that) is what taught me. It came with like 30 or more little books of different reading levels. Even if that doesn't exist anymore then there are other programs to buy elsewhere.
Answered By: Emily F - 9/5/2012
I started reading to my daughter when she was just a baby in the crib so she learned to love books at a very young age. I noticed that she always wanted the same book every night. Mrs. Spider's Tea Party. I read this book every night along with several others. One of the great things about this book other than the... More
Answered By: - 9/5/2012
Make him or her relate with pictures. Find a book that is loaded with pictures.
Answered By: Abraham Archangel - 9/8/2012
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