Category: Developmental Reading

THE HISTORY OF READING

The first evidence for Reading as a settlement dates from the 8th century, where the town came to be known as Readingum. The name probably comes from the Readingas, an Anglo-Saxon tribe whose name means “Reada’s People” in Old English, or (less probably) the Celtic Rhydd-Inge, “Ford over the River”.

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READING STUDY SKILLS

Study skills or study strategies are approaches applied to learning. They are generally critical to success in school, considered essential for acquiring good grades, and useful for learning throughout one’s life.

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BOTTOM -UP READING MODEL

Bottom – up reading model, also known as part-to-whole model, considers the importance of the written or printed text as it brings about reading. The views of the following researchers about the bottom-up reading model helps in understanding it better.

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SELECTIVE READING

Let’s prepare ourselves With the load of reading materials from mass media, as well as the Internet, we may feel oppressed by what can be read. Added the necessary imposition by teachers by way of reading assignments, we may even feel overwhelmed, perhaps finding the situation unbearable. Is there a right attitude to this situation? […]

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