Reading Strategies and Comprehension

English Language JSS1 First Term


Reading Strategies and Comprehension

Performance Objectives

The student should be able to:

    1. Preview passages and;

    2. Read carefully a given passage.


What is Reading?

Reading is defined as a cognitive process that involves decoding symbols to arrive at meaning. Reading is an active process of constructing meanings of words. Reading with a purpose helps the reader to direct information towards a goal and focuses their attention. Although the reasons for reading may vary, the primary purpose of reading is to understand the text. Reading is a thinking process. It allows the reader to use what he or she may already know, also called prior knowledge.

The Reading Process

Reading is a process that involves recognizing words, leading to the development of comprehension. According.... View More

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