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Teachers can bring some innovative ideas of ten minutes by modifying the instructional practices in the reading classes in a way with the ultimate aim improving our students’ ever evolving needs.
Finding reading activities is easy, but finding activities that make reading fun is a lot harder. Many children are turned off reading at a young age because they are forced to dissect each word and sentence without taking the pleasure of the story itself. However, it is easy to find ways to engage your child in day-to-day reading beyond just sitting down with a book at bedtime.
The graded reader can provide several learning opportunities for the ESL/EFL student. Using background information, character exploration and Reader’s theatre, the following article will provide an overview of how through the use of graded readers, an ESL/EFL teacher can activate a student’s schemata to develop an appreciation for second language reading.
Time and time again through the years I have encountered kids who struggle to read, who hate reading and perhaps for that very reason are disillusioned with school in general, yet when they find themselves with a part in the show, the script they are given to read and memorize never leaves their side. The opportunity to be in a show sometimes provides the best - often the first - real motivation for a young actors to voluntarily pick up a book and read...thei
Reading is the key to a successful, happy life. But our schools are filled with reluctant readers-mostly boys and English language learners and reading statistics show that the problem keeps getting worse. It doesn't take rocket science to fix this problem. Here are some tips.
Do you have a positive attitude towards reading? Your attitude influences how well you perform any task When you believe you can do something, you are usually successful. Work to create a positive attitude about reading. Positive attitudes don’t just happen; they need to be built and maintained daily.