The Importance Of Reading Comprehension

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Introduction They say "Education is a greatest treasure that can achieve". Children cannot learn things just to what people have been said or what they have been seen. Reading is important skill to acquire knowledge. It 's main purpose is to understand. It is essential to success in life. The ability to read is highly valued and very important for social, economic and career advancement. The current Grade 7 students of ICBC Christian Academy has difficulty in Reading Comprehension. Most of them gave their reasoned to this such as, they don’t have a good foundation in reading, they want to read, no one likes to read at home, they like to do picture reading only. With this reasons, they got frustrated if the teachers will ask them to do some reaction papers. Because their vocabularies are limited and sometimes they don’t know how to pronounce the words properly. While their Grade 3 students who has good foundation in reading were able to joined spelling competition among Christian Schools in CALABARZON last School Year 2013 and 2014. In reading skill, if the student have acquired the basic academic language in their first language, it will be easy to them to acquire the next academic language approach in their second language. Music plays important role in children. They found it as fun and enjoyable. It can be relaxing and they can be engaged in learning. Possible result of this is learning to read and the context of grammar used in the music.
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