Khalil Alsaadat


Learning to read is one of the most important goals of the first school years; reading is the process of understanding speech written down. In other words, the beginning reader must associate written words to their known lexicon of spoken words, must know that each word is composed of letters, and must understand that each letter represents individual sounds utilized within speech. The purpose of this study is to draw parents and teachers attention to the importance and significance of reading readiness for children and to answer the following questions: (1) when does reading begin, (2) how important is it to develop an awareness of print and (3) what are the components of reading.


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