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Why Are Reading Skills Important? ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿค“

Who doesn't love ๐Ÿค๐Ÿค reading ๐Ÿ“š? In this blog, we will have a look at the importance of reading ๐Ÿ“šskills.

Why are Reading skills important?

> Reading ๐Ÿ“š is an important ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ part of the English language ๐Ÿ—ฃ because it helps you develop

other skills such as vocabulary ๐Ÿ”ค, grammar, and writing โœ๐Ÿผ.

> Reading ๐Ÿ“š not only allows learners to explore ๐Ÿ•ถ many different topics of interest but also

to achieve this skill academically โœจ.

What are the KEY benefits of reading?

1. Reading ๐Ÿ“š improves your vocabulary ๐Ÿ”ค and comprehension.

2. Empowers ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ you to connect ๐Ÿ’ซ and engage with others ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ who share the same interests as you.

3. Reduces โฌ‡ stress and prepares you for a good night's rest ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿผ.

4. Assists in fighting ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿผ depression ๐Ÿ™ symptoms.

5. Strengthens ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ your brain ๐Ÿง .

Top 3 tips to improve your Reading skills:

1. Set Reading ๐Ÿ“š goals ๐ŸŽฏ

> Whatever goals ๐ŸŽฏ you may have towards your reading ๐Ÿ“š progress, write them down โœ๐Ÿผ in your notebook ๐Ÿ“” or diary ๐Ÿ“œ and keep track of them by marking/ticking โœ… the goals you have achieved.

> Setting goals ๐ŸŽฏ can help motivate you to practise your skills and allow you to be more mindful ๐Ÿค”of your improvements โœจ.

2. Identify๐Ÿ”Žkeywords

> Identifying ๐Ÿ”Ž the 'keywords' in reading texts is very important ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ. This will allow you to understand what exactly you are reading ๐Ÿ“š.

> Finding the keywords will also help you read ๐Ÿ“š more efficiently ๐Ÿ’ฏ.

3. PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT, so practise, practise, practise:

> Always make time ๐Ÿ• for reading ๐Ÿ“š, whether you read a storybook or your school textbooks reading strengthens ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ your brain ๐Ÿง .

> Don't worry about making mistakes, the more you read ๐Ÿ“š, the more you will improve โœจ on this skill.

> Try to read ๐Ÿ“š out loud ๐Ÿ—ฃ to a friend or family member ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ and ask them about the areas you can improve, whether it's accuracy, speed or even pronunciation ๐Ÿ—ฃ of difficult vocabulary ๐Ÿ”ค, write โœ๐Ÿผ them down and practise these areas of development โญ.

๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ GAME TIME!! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Who says reading ๐Ÿ“š should be a boring experience? We can have fun while reading ๐Ÿ“š by playing games ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ.

Try this fun ๐Ÿ˜ƒ reading ๐Ÿ“š game with your friends ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ and be sure to make a great ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ improvement in your reading ๐Ÿ“š skills:


Close your eyes ๐Ÿ™ˆ and circle 3 words from the chart. Write โœ๐Ÿผ a short sentence with each word. For example: "Read - I read books every day".

If you get three in a row, You're the winner!!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰

You can also use the downloadable version:

Reading bingo - game
Download PDF โ€ข 528KB

โญ Remember practice makes perfect! Good-luck! โญ

What other reading tips and tricks do you know? What works best for your kids? Let us know by commenting or sending videos or images to this blog:

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