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In the survey conducted, it appears that the genre of the book is the most influential factor that could affect one’s reading interest as well as he popularity and the cover of the book which rank second and third respectively based on the said survey. Allow your students time to explore nontraditional reading material that interests them. This will not only motivate them and keep them excited about reading, but it will offer reading challenges that typical texts may not. Suggest material like newspapers, magazines, recipes, comic-books, blogs, or . How to Stimulate an Interest in Reading for Enjoyment. For much of my life, I did not have a great interest in reading for enjoyment. I hope readers will not make my mistakes and instead begin reading for pleasure at a much earlier age. There are different good ways to stimulate an interest in reading. They are as : Paul Richard Kuehn. Factors affecting reading may be divided into physical and mental factors. Physical factors include environmental such as light, quality of eyesight in regard to eye health, and source of the page.
A child's reading ability can be affected by many factors including background knowledge, ability, home environment, school experiences and interest level. However, pure reading performance is most directly linked to a child's success with five early literacy skills--phonemic awareness, alphabetic principle, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. reading materials that are used on a day-to-day basis in their school districts. This emphasis does not mean that we promote the exclusive use of such materials. In fact, we believe that the use of other types of reading materials should be a part of every school reading program. Certainly trade books. THE USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS IN TEACHING READING IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Reading is a complex cognitive process of decoding symbols for the intention of deriving meaning (reading comprehension) and /or constructing meaning. It is the mastery of basic cognitive processes to the point where they are . Reading Literacy in the United States: Findings from the IEA Reading Literacy Study. (). 80% of preschool and after-school programs serving low-income populations have no age-appropriate books for their children. Neuman, Susan B., et al. Access for All: Closing the Book .
interest as well as to what has been learned previously. It is, therefore, the duty of language teachers to find out the reading interests of the majority of the class. This will guide and enable the teachers to select reading passages and materials that would become servants rather than masters to the learners. Another factor that may influence the reading interest of students is gender. Schraw () believes that social categories such as gender and race function as individual interest factors that may affect classroom engagement. In his view, individual interest in a subject may help individuals deal with relevant but boring texts. 3) Level of the Book/Reading Material ~ Determining Appropriate Level Books for Reading Development Evaluate the actual level of the words/text found in the reading material. This includes factors such as word structure, decodability, vocabulary, number of multisyllable words, sentence length and structure, grammar, and complexity. Making connections between books and your child’s own experience can help increase his or her interest in reading. Keep reading materials in the house. Give your child easy access to books and other reading materials at home. This helps him or her understand that reading doesn’t only happen at school—it can happen anywhere.