Developmental Reading

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Traditional and Contemporary Views on Reading.

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Developmental Reading

  1. 1. 1/14/2012 1
  2. 2. According to SILBERSTEIN: Trends in Trends in LANGUANGE LEARNING TEACHING Changes in READING INSTRUCTION1/14/2012 2
  3. 3. TRADITIONAL VIEW CONTEMPORARY VIEW1/14/2012 3
  4. 4. • Reading was viewed simply as SPEECH WRITTEN DOWN. influenced by the behaviorist view on language, which dwells on spoken language1/14/2012 4
  5. 5. PSYCHOLINGUISTIC VIEW • Views reading as a complex information- processing skill.• Emphasizes the role of cognition in an interaction of reader and text MEANING• Schema Theory1/14/2012 5
  6. 6. The Schema theory recognizes that background knowledge facilitates the reader’s comprehension of text. Rose Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.1/14/2012 6
  7. 7. SIGNIFICANT VIEWS• KEN GOODMAN• NOAM CHOMSKY• HOLDAWAY• LEV SYMYONOVICH VYGOTSKY• TEALE1/14/2012 7
  8. 8. GOODMAN• Reading is a psycholinguistic guessing game• Reading is an active process• Capitalizes on children’s prior strengths, past experiences and knowledge GOODMAN READING MODEL1/14/2012 8
  9. 9. CHOMSKYReading to a child:• aids literacy skills• increases interest in books and in learning to read.• enhances background information and sense of story structures• familiarization with language of books1/14/2012 9
  10. 10. HOLDAWAY• Children learn how to read naturally in the home environment and interaction with parents.• Children emulate the reading model set up by the parents.1/14/2012 10
  11. 11. VYGOTSKY• Children’s all higher mental functions are internalized social relationship.• Children increase their independent engagement in reading activities through interaction with literate adults.1/14/2012 11
  12. 12. TEALE• Reading is acquired through socially interactive and emulative behavior.• Social functions and conventions of reading are acquired through interactive literacy events.1/14/2012 12
  13. 13. “We read to know we are not alone.” - C.S. Lewis1/14/2012 13

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