Khalil Alsaadat


The purpose of the current paper is to discuss the concept of reading readiness , some problems associated with reading readiness, pre-reading instruction, role of parents in pre-reading and evaluating readiness Problems in reading constitute the majority of referrals for learning difficulties. The reasons are varied why some students do not thrive in school, but without basic literacy skills, children cannot excel. Many students with poor reading skills suffer low self-esteem, break school rules, and are unlikely to graduate from high school (Juel, 1996, in Campbell (2004)).


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