Reading and writing is a fundamental skill for any child.
So much so that those who found no problem learning cannot understand why others struggle.
Not being able to read as a teen or an adult is not just an embarrassment but a practical disability.
It is a sad fact that many young offenders only learn to read well when in prison.
Ofcourse there can be many reasons for reading failure as a child.
It can be the way it’s taught -
It can also be allied to a learning disability such as dyslexia or dyspraxia or ADD/ADHD asperger syndrome behavioural disorders.
A child needs to want to read, it’s not just a practical skill -
It leads to good computer literacy, better social interaction and individual confidence.
Many children have been stood up in class and made to read out loud -
Being poor at maths, whilst not desirable can be accepted by many, but not bad at
reading. So sufferers tend to hide away, cover up [sometimes very well -
On a positive those who find the joy of reading will often remember the teacher long
after school -
This section covers various aspects of literacy and the literature both now and in the past.
Enjoy reading it!!
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