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BELLIANAMOJILIN,ELIZA LAU,KUMUTHAVANIPERUMAL,CARMEN NG
CONTENTS1 . IMPORTANCE OF READING IN EARLY YEARS2. SPECIFIC READING DISABILIT Y3. TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ
INTRODUCTION What is reading? Is reading a good habit for young children?
IMPORTANCE OF READING IN EARLY YEARS   Academic excellence   Enhanced concentration and discipline   Basic speech skill...
SPECIFIC READING DISABILIT Y
WHAT IS SPECIFIC READING DISABILIT Y? It has to do with the way the brain works. Caused by poor phonological awareness....
 In 1887, the word “dyslexia” was coined by Berlin, a German  doctor . Came from 2 Greek words :      Dys (dif ficulty)...
HOW COMMON IS DYSLEXIA? 80% of students with learning disability have dyslexia. It af fects more boys than girls.
SIGNS OF DYSLEXIAPreschool-aged children Delay in speech. Learning new words very slow. Mirror writing (i.e. writing le...
SCHOOL-GOING CHILDREN   Reading very slowly, have dif ficulty reading single words.   Poor spelling.   Poor short-term ...
WHY IS EARLY DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT SO              IMPORTANT?   When dyslexia is not treated early on :   Kids become mo...
HOW DYSLEXIC CHILD WILL LEARN TO READ? Dif ferent children learn in dif ferent ways. Find out what teaching method the s...
TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ
 Teaching a child to read should be done as early as possible  in their life. Spend a few minutes each day sharing a sto...
BE A READING MODEL Children pay attention to everything. When a child sees you reading newspapers, magazines, and  books...
TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ ACCORDING            TO THEIR AGE.
NEWBORN TO 12 MONTHS. Early literacy begins in infancy. Reading to a baby can help him or her learn to talk, and be  rea...
1 YEAR TO 18 MONTHS. Typical attention span for a toddler is short, so parents need  to be flexible about when and where ...
18 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS. Reading aloud to toddlers will expand their vocabulary and  develops their comprehension skills. S...
3 TO 4 YEARS. The child’s attention span will increase. Ask questions to develop the child’s predictive skills. Introdu...
SOME ACTIVIT Y TO MAKE READING FUN. Cook with a book. Read in a tent. Have a pajama party.
CONCLUSION
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  1. 1. BELLIANAMOJILIN,ELIZA LAU,KUMUTHAVANIPERUMAL,CARMEN NG
  2. 2. CONTENTS1 . IMPORTANCE OF READING IN EARLY YEARS2. SPECIFIC READING DISABILIT Y3. TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ
  3. 3. INTRODUCTION What is reading? Is reading a good habit for young children?
  4. 4. IMPORTANCE OF READING IN EARLY YEARS Academic excellence Enhanced concentration and discipline Basic speech skills Better communication skills More logical thinking skills Mastery of language Learn the basics of how to read a book Acclamation to new experiences The knowledge that reading is fun A stronger relationship with parents
  5. 5. SPECIFIC READING DISABILIT Y
  6. 6. WHAT IS SPECIFIC READING DISABILIT Y? It has to do with the way the brain works. Caused by poor phonological awareness. Dyslexia reflects a problem within the language system in the brain.
  7. 7.  In 1887, the word “dyslexia” was coined by Berlin, a German doctor . Came from 2 Greek words : Dys (dif ficulty) Lexia (the use of words)
  8. 8. HOW COMMON IS DYSLEXIA? 80% of students with learning disability have dyslexia. It af fects more boys than girls.
  9. 9. SIGNS OF DYSLEXIAPreschool-aged children Delay in speech. Learning new words very slow. Mirror writing (i.e. writing letters in a reverse way).
  10. 10. SCHOOL-GOING CHILDREN Reading very slowly, have dif ficulty reading single words. Poor spelling. Poor short-term multiple-step instructions. Having problems with the concept of time. Having trouble in solving mathematical problems. Dif ficulty in coordinating left and right movements.
  11. 11. WHY IS EARLY DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT SO IMPORTANT? When dyslexia is not treated early on : Kids become more and more frustrated. Self-esteem problems lead to bad behavior . Cause adult literacy problems. By identifying dyslexia early, the child will get the help they need to reach their potential.
  12. 12. HOW DYSLEXIC CHILD WILL LEARN TO READ? Dif ferent children learn in dif ferent ways. Find out what teaching method the school is using to teach and WHY. If the method is not working, change it.
  13. 13. TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ
  14. 14.  Teaching a child to read should be done as early as possible in their life. Spend a few minutes each day sharing a story to furthers the child interest in reading. Reading will increase the child’s language comprehension and vocabulary.
  15. 15. BE A READING MODEL Children pay attention to everything. When a child sees you reading newspapers, magazines, and books, he or she understand the importance of reading and will want to read, too.
  16. 16. TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ ACCORDING TO THEIR AGE.
  17. 17. NEWBORN TO 12 MONTHS. Early literacy begins in infancy. Reading to a baby can help him or her learn to talk, and be ready to listen and learn in school. Therefore, parents should set a time for sharing books as part of their regular bedtime routine.
  18. 18. 1 YEAR TO 18 MONTHS. Typical attention span for a toddler is short, so parents need to be flexible about when and where to have reading time. Select books with a lot of pictures in it because children like to see pictures.
  19. 19. 18 MONTHS TO 2 YEARS. Reading aloud to toddlers will expand their vocabulary and develops their comprehension skills. Speak in slow, short sentences and wait for the child to share his or her thoughts to foster his or her comprehension
  20. 20. 3 TO 4 YEARS. The child’s attention span will increase. Ask questions to develop the child’s predictive skills. Introduce them to a variety of genres.
  21. 21. SOME ACTIVIT Y TO MAKE READING FUN. Cook with a book. Read in a tent. Have a pajama party.
  22. 22. CONCLUSION

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