Literature in the reading classroom: some reflections

Sah, Swarnlata (2018) Literature in the reading classroom: some reflections. Language and Language Teaching, 7 (2). pp. 22-27. ISSN 2277-307X

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Reading is one of the most important components of language learning. It is also the most essential skill for students in order to perform effectively in different subject areas in school. However, young children can develop an interest in reading only if they have access to interesting, meaningful and age-appropriate books. Appropriate use of children's literature by the teachers can work wonders as it promotes active and engaged reading. In the present paper, I will discuss the criteria for selecting children's literature for early readers as well as the strategies for teaching how to read with the help of this literature

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Sah, Swarnlata
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Reading, Engaged reader, Authentic children's literature, Response
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
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