This is a text I wrote to Troy, brimming with pride for our daughter and also with confidence in the unschooling process. :-)
Well. Our daughter just sounded out her first word, all the way through! I helped, but she guessed every single letter on her own, correctly with the first try!!!
S T A M P
It's quite auspicious. ;-)
And it felt like a game and she was having fun, and felt lightly accomplished after having spelled it, with no "good jobs" or gold stars!!!!