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3 ways to develop reading skills and make the reading effective using story wheels

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                       Reading skill refers to the ability to understand written text. It is advisable to develop this skill at an early age of schooling.  A child's reading skills are important to their success in school as they will allow them to access the breadth of the curriculum and improve their communication and language skills. In addition, reading can be a fun and imaginative time for children, which opens doors to all kinds of new worlds for them.                             Reading strategies is the broad term used to describe the planned and explicit actions that help readers translate print to meaning. Strategies that improve decoding and reading comprehension skills benefit every student but are essential for beginning readers, struggling readers, and English Language Learners. According to OCED’s report on reading for change, a program for International Student Assessment (PISA): “Reading for pleasure is more important for children’s educational success than their f

Flipbook writing task- Role of comics in developing writing skills.

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          As Stephen Cary, a second language learner specialist and author of Going Graphic: Comics at Work in the Multilingual Classroom, says: “Comics provide authentic language learning opportunities for all student. The dramatically reduced text of many comics makes them manageable and language profitable for even beginning-level readers.          Comics provide narrative experiences for students just beginning to read and for students acquiring a new language. Students follow story beginnings and endings, plot, characters, time and setting, sequencing without needing sophisticated word decoding skills. Images support the text and give students significant contextual clues to word meaning. Comics act as a scaffold to student understanding.           Writing skills are an important part of communication. Good writing skills allow you to communicate your message with clarity and ease to a far larger audience.           So I use comics in my teaching to develop the reading and writing