Word level fluency is built through study of the alphabetic code and developing the ability to blend with ease, NOT through learning a range of ‘sight words’ as global shapes.
All children can learn. Every single one of them, but some kids need to feel that you are on their side before they will even attempt the work that makes them feel scared. Focus on building trust as you kick of the 2020 school year. You will be building a classroom where every child grows.