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  • 1. BELLIANAMOJILIN,ELIZA LAU,KUMUTHAVANIPERUMAL,CARMEN NG
  • 2. CONTENTS1 . IMPORTANCE OF READING IN EARLY YEARS2. SPECIFIC READING DISABILIT Y3. TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ
  • 3. INTRODUCTION What is reading? Is reading a good habit for young children?
  • 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. SPECIFIC READING DISABILIT Y
  • 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.  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. HOW COMMON IS DYSLEXIA? 80% of students with learning disability have dyslexia. It af fects more boys than girls.
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ
  • 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. 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. TEACHING CHILDREN TO READ ACCORDING TO THEIR AGE.
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. SOME ACTIVIT Y TO MAKE READING FUN. Cook with a book. Read in a tent. Have a pajama party.
  • 22. CONCLUSION