Reflection On Deep Reading

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MORANTA, CIELO GRACE Y. ED ENG 106-Technology in Language Teaching MAED-ENGLISH 1 Dr. Mercelita J. Labial Reflection Paper on Deep Reading It is always the aim of teachers to make every child a reader . It is because the ability to read is greatly necessary to educate a man. With this main objective, teachers adopt different reading strategies and approaches to facilitate the development of various reading skills. Reading is a basic skill in life. It is not only a skill but as well as perhaps the most pleasurable , desirable indulgence to get someone informed and edge over in life’s other rudiments in learning. When one can read very well, he or she can satisfy both personal or functional needs. However, teachers find it…show more content…
The former deals simply with letting our eyes run over the text we are reading without having a deeper understanding of what or how it relates to life in general. On the other hand, the latter is concerned with both reading and thinking skills. Deep reading is by far the most crucial and significant endeavor to ponder on when one likes or decides to read something. The act of reading must trigger the relationship between words and mind. If this happens, reading may just become overwhelmingly rewarding because it would nourish not only one’s mind but also one’s spirit. It would compel one to question himself the very idea of why he is reading or what he is reading about and how such activity affects him and or others in the aspect of human relationships and world views. Deep reading is to complex to execute but quite too compelling to take on. It must kindle the human spirit with the notion that everything has a reason and it should be for the universal good and benefit…show more content…
Since it is deemed important to motivate students to undertake deep reading rather than surface reading, I must provide them conducive and sustained environment for reading. Being conducive means everything around the students should enliven the likelihood for reading activity to happen. There should be ample and various reading materials at hand, the atmosphere must be free from distractions like noise and dirt. A sustained environment is a picture of ideal reading nook that would make reading an enjoyable and relaxing activity. Although one’s mind gets busy thinking about the text, one’s spirit relaxes also with the wisdom and pleasure brought upon by deep, meaningful
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