Strategies to improve reading skills
Reading to the child will give the words meaning and make them interested in speaking, listening, and conveying. Letting them see the pictures and words as they read and giving each character its own distinctive voice. They will try to speak. When reading aloud become practice further enhance the experience; making the topic even more interesting and enjoyable. All of this creates the perception for the child that books are repositories of knowledge and contain fascinating and entertaining things.
The suggestive measure :-
1. Help Them to Learn the Alphabet with sounds /introduce phonics :
Once a child knows their letters and the sounds that go with them, they have the foundation for literacy in place. One simple way to teach the alphabet is to use a whiteboard and say the name and sound of each letter as you write it. Make sure to always focus on the sound.
2. The word wall introduction :
The word wall is designed to be an interactive tool for students and contains an array of words that can be used during writing and reading.
3. Teach them to Decode, Segmenting/blending :
Decoding should start with simple, one-syllable words and then progress to more complicated words and “sight words.
Phoneme segmentation is essential in developing reading and spelling skills. In order to write or type words, children must: break the word down into its component sounds. Children who have strong phonemic awareness skills demonstrate better literacy growth.
4.Ensure The Books are picture talk books :
Encourage children to read on their own by giving them access to picture books.
Some children are visual learner and kinesthetic learner.
5.Check the fluency:
Children read the topic, sentence, word aloud. They read fluently. All the voice modulation can be heard reading even most challenging words they get.
-By Navnit Patel
Social Science Educator