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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.
In English we translate sounds into letters when going from a spoken message to a written one. Reading is looking at letters and translating them back into spoken sounds. Picture someone reading out loud. Sound really easy? You might be surprised at how common sense the 4 basic stages of reading progress are from here.
There are many solutions being promoted for improving reading comprehension: memorization gimmicks, word association, "speed reading," context clues, selecting out main ideas, drinking coffee, and so on. Of course, anything that works for an individual is valid, but sometimes within a towering stack of ideas the most important gems of wisdom get squashed or lost.
Reader’s theatre allows ESL/EFL students the opportunity to get beyond decoding and increase their reading comprehension skills. This short article offers suggestions as to how to use Reader’s theatre in ESL/EFL classroom.
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.
As a homeschooler one of the most important tasks for you to accomplish in your child at an early age is getting them interested in and developing good reading habits. At an early age learning to recognize letters, the sounds they make and words they eventually form should be an activity and not a structured assignment. A great reading activity for kindergarten aged children, for example is to read to them.