The Importance of Reading

When you read, you will open up a life time of learning. When you read, you will gain knowledge and understanding of what you have just read.

Reading is a very important part of our lives. We need to take time everyday and read at least 20 to 30 minutes a day. It really helps when you read out  aloud. You can hear yourself and see how you pronounce your words. Your reading will improve if you keep reading out aloud. You should take whatever steps needed to help you learn the Art of Reading.

Reading can be improved in many ways. Being able to read fluently  helps with comprehension, and vocabulary and even memory. Yet there are still many that deal with literacy. They can neither read nor write. They have no litercy skills to give them the confidence they need to keep on reading.

Then there are the struggling readers. The person who can read but seem not be able to comprehend  what they are reading. They have a hard time remembering the passage they just read. Good reading skills will help them become a better reader and thinker. If he or she doesn’t  learn to read the chances are they will not to  be a good reader. There are different kinds of information to be gain when reading.

There are many books for the young reader, and books for teen ages as well as for adults. You can go to the Library and read fiction, nonfiction books, magazines, and many many more. You can,of course ,read the newspaper. A good reader will get better when reading all different kinds of materials. When you read a newspaper,  you will learn what is happening in your hometown and around the world. Maps and even the Atlas will let you view things  from around the world.

So remember reading can be fun. It doesn’t have to be limited to just one thing, since there is such a broad spectrum of reading materials  on the market. If you are not reading or don’t even like to read its time for you to do something for yourself. Just pick up a book and start reading. You can take baby steps by reading just a little each day. Before long you will enjoy reading everyday. This is when you know in your heart that you have discoved the Art of Reading.

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  1. C. Jordan
    Posted October 4, 2008 at 10:37 am

    If it wasn’t for reading, there’d be no writing!

  2. R. McLauchlin
    Posted October 10, 2008 at 10:10 pm

    I enjoyed reading the importance of reading by Ellen.

  3. Dee Jones
    Posted October 14, 2008 at 2:53 pm

    I Whole Heartedly agree! If you can read you can learn anything!

  4. T. Williams
    Posted October 14, 2008 at 2:56 pm

    reading is the key to life!

  5. R2smommy
    Posted October 15, 2008 at 12:11 pm

    Reading takes you to newer heights amazing I love reading!

  6. Cherene Aniyan
    Posted May 18, 2009 at 12:43 am

    You may just sit in your home and yet go anywhere and experiance
    different culture,different lifestyle and feel the emotions you
    had never got a chance to experiance, I think reading is the most wonderful thing of mankind, it can take you thousands of years back. Without reading I cannot imagine how we’ll be able to understand the world afterall our individual world is so small. Indeed reading has so much to offer to us. So let us enjoy reading and promote the habit of reading.

  7. chinnu
    Posted December 29, 2010 at 7:41 am

    i am chinnu
    now i understood the importance of reading
    if we didnt read we cant pronouns the words
    i love reading

  8. Ashwini
    Posted February 8, 2011 at 3:24 pm

    READING,……. It is the most powerful thing that every human being should have. It is neccesary at various stages of life…..right from childhood till old age. Without the ability to read we can not solve many problems..

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