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Teaching reading strategies for young learners


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Teaching reading strategies for young learners

  1. 1. A.Dinesh M.Phil English The American College
  2. 2.  What is Reading?  Why Reading is Important?  Strategies For Readings?
  3. 3.  It is a Decoding Process  Aim is to comprehend the meaning  Through reading we can gain a lot  Reading builds our vocabulary which leads to comprehend the meaning easily
  4. 4. Internal factor: Language proficiency Motivation level Accumulative reading ability External factor : Quality of reading environment Textual characteristics, readability of text.
  5. 5.  As a young learners we should read a lot for which we should select appropriate text .  During reading the meaning doesn’t go from the page to the reader, instead it is a complex negotiation between the text and the reader.  Reading leads to good writing  Reading builds our confidence, language proficiency, and content information.
  6. 6.  Narrow down your topic for better and brighter reading We should have reading readiness Three reading strategies 1. Before Reading 2. During Reading 3. After Reading
  7. 7.  What to read?  Try to guess what the author try to say by giving a glance. Check the topic, Index, Blurb, surveying picture, etcetera.  Find is it relevant to your topic?  Skimming and scanning are the key strategy in pre reading.
  8. 8. 1. Ask your tutor for reading list 2. Use your textbook, you may find a recommended list 3. Look up the topic in Encyclopedia 4. Web resource 5. Journal articles  This brings answer for the question that is it needed to read
  9. 9.  Find the focus of your reading  Note taking is key strategy in reading, this makes the reader active  This is influenced by before reading  Questioning, Predicting and visualizing are the thing we have to do to obtain better result  Contextualize  Use your voice while reading difficult words, for recurrent usage of the term  No fast or slow reading only end result count
  10. 10.  After completed reading this is the important stage, we have to think about the text and its implication.  Try to have note when to begin your reading next, because regular reading will be effective.
  11. 11.  Lecture 5%  Reading 10%  Audio/visual 20%  Demonstration 30%  Discussion 50%  Practice and doing 75%  Teaching others 90%
  12. 12.  Guide  Monitor  Help and motivate  Can divide students in to smaller groups  provide feed back to students, try to be part of them and kindle desire All this points will ultimately leads to better results in young learners reading.