Introduction to better reading by J. C. Gainsburg

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Published by Book Society of Canada in Agincourt .

Written in English

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  • Reading (Elementary)

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StatementJoseph C. Gainsburg, Lillian G. Gordon
ContributionsGordon, Lillian G.
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21690475M

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Introduction to Reading Reading is a complex developmental challenge that we know to be intertwined with many other developmental accomplishments: attention, memory, language, and motivation, for example.

Reading is not only a cognitive psycholinguistic activity but also a. First, you need to know what the book is about as a whole (Ch.

6 and Ch. This means first categorising the book, then expressing its unity in as few words as possible. You should then proceed to outline its main parts, each of which should be treated as a subordinate whole and have its unity also expressed. When you read a book, you have to remember an assortment of characters, their backgrounds, ambitions, history, and nuances, as well as the various arcs and sub-plots that weave their way through every story.

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If you're already breezing through a book a month then jump up to two. In children, one can see a developmental oscillation between these foci: the preschool child who can pretend to read a story she has heard many times is demonstrating an understanding that reading is about content or meaning; the same child as a first grader, having been taught some grapheme-phoneme correspondences, may read the same storybook.

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The start of your book report provides an opportunity to make a solid introduction to the material and your own personal assessment of the work. You should try to write a strong introductory paragraph that grabs your reader's attention. Somewhere in your first paragraph, you should also state the book's title and the author's name.

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Boosts Confidence; As mentioned above, reading enhances our knowledge. When it comes to actually remembering what you’re reading, you’re better off going with a book than you are an e-book. The feel of paper pages under your fingertips provides your brain with some context, which can lead to a deeper understanding and better comprehension of the subject you’re reading about, Wired reports.

While You’re Reading the Book 4.)Grab a Pencil. In order to better understand the reading, you should be able to pick out meaningful statements within it. Not every sentence of the book is going to contain a different idea that you should remember.

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“When I read a book, I put in all the imagination I can, so that it is almost like writing the book as well as reading it - or rather, it is like living it. It makes reading so much more exciting, but I don't suppose many people try to do it.” ― Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle.

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