Having the ability to read means being sensitive to the beauty of words and their delicate nuances, and for this reason, among many other things, it is so important to learn to read, and not only do it but do it well .

A student knows how to read when he makes a fusion of understanding and perception of words . In primary school, children are at the ideal age to reach an optimal reading speed and have, so to speak, an almost inexhaustible reserve of resources to improve and acquire new concepts, something fundamental for their development .


How to teach children to read quickly and effectively?

The general rule of thumb to read faster is through reading itself, since through this process the memory and attention of children is significantly improved with each book and each reading. Obviously everything will also depend on the mental performance that each student shows , but without a doubt this is a general positive tactic.

Adults, when we face the important process of teaching to read, either as parents or as teachers, surely we sometimes wonder and question about the best way that exists to instill reading in children and that they always achieve the truth. degree of satisfaction when they do.

At the moment of truth, each teacher or parent solves this problem of improving reading skills in their own way, sparing no effort through exercises and motivating them emotionally and intellectually so that they can develop for themselves an interest and a progressive love for reading. reading.

It is important to remember that love and interest in reading can only occur when the child already has a certain fluency about it and not before. But until that moment arrives, which may be sooner or later depending on the abilities and characteristics of the girl or boy in question, we can carry out exercises to improve the speed of reading in the first years of primary school.

Through exercises and special techniques that activate the basic parameters of reading, we can: improve and work on interpretation, expressiveness and technique.

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Exercises to improve reading skills

1. Exercises to develop clarity of pronunciation : for this we can perform, for example, joint training exercises.

  • Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth.
  • Inhale, hold your breath, and exhale.
  • Inhale and exhale in small breaths.

2. Exercises to develop attention with words and syllables : in this case we can work with specific words to develop attention and also improve pronunciation, such as onomatopoeia.

  • Galloping horses: Cloc, cloc, cloc.
  • Clock running: tick, tock, tick, tock.
  • Snake movement: sssssssh, sssssssh

3. Reading comprehension and memory exercises : for this specific aspect, activities, such as reading in a low and slow voice, can be very beneficial. When reading silence, you have to pay more attention to what you read. After reading it can be effective to write a text about what has been read, or tell it aloud.

4. Exercises that develop reading speed : for the subject of speed, it is recommended to use resources such as tongue twisters, which require reading practice to avoid being run over.

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