“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” ― Margaret Fuller
Reading is one of the most important language skills. It is made up of two key parts – being able to read words and the ability to understand the meaning of the words. It is a complex process, so let’s explore some reading strategies that will help your little one become a confident reader.
What are the different aspects of reading?
A book published in 2018, Teaching Reading in Today’s Elementary Schools, mentions that reading demands a complex set of responses from the reader, such as cognitive, manipulative, and attitudinal. They are:
Reading strategies are crucial because they allow children to actively engage with the text and make the process of reading much more enjoyable and immersive. They are as follows:
These are a few reading strategies that will make it easier for your child to comprehend what they are reading and become confident readers. However, parents should note that some children may find it difficult to understand the text they are reading despite using all these reading strategies. Parents should provide extensive assistance and encouragement while ensuring that the child has access to many books aligned with their likes and interests.
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