Oh Spongebob. We all know what it's like. Walking in the door to the wrong class, looking at everyone, the professor, the board. Realizing your mistake and slowly making as cool of an exit as possible. Ah, the first days of college.
*Notice that throughout the continuum of teaching reading, many skills are taught in tandem. But notice that all skills have a sequential place in the continuum. Many times when students are struggling, the first thing to do is to return to the beginning of the time-line and make sure that beginning skills have been mastered. Like building a house, if the foundation is not solid, the bricks will not stay on the house.