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Rachel Caldwell
Reading Out Loud
Fri May 29, 2015 12:18
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On the other side of that, if reading aloud works for them and allows them to understand what the text is saying, then would being able to read silently really be a big issue? I know for me personally there are some things, like directions, that I need to read aloud so that I can hear them and see them. This helps me remember where I am going and visualize the directions in my head. I do not think that having to read aloud would be detrimental as you say. While we may want to work on reading silently or reading aloud quietly, I do not think that not mastering silent reading would keep them from living a full life. But as you said, it is important and something that we may be able to work on with them.

  • Re: Rebekah Brown- Module 1 - Karley Ingold, Fri May 29 10:19
    Personally I think that the silent reading comprehension is a major thing that needs to be mastered not just for educational purposes but for life purposes as well. If the students do not learn this... more
    • Reading Out Loud - Rachel Caldwell, Fri May 29 12:18
      • Silent reading argument re - Rebecca McVey, Sat May 30 23:47
        First off, Rachel, I completely agree with your statement that I read things out loud to increase understanding all the time. This is a difficult thing for me to make a decision about. Maybe I'll... more
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