What are reading skills?

 
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Introduction
 

Reading skills enable readers to turn writing into meaning and achieve the goals of independence, comprehension, and fluency.

Definition
 

Reading skills are specific abilities which enable a reader

 
  • to read the written form as meaningful language
  • to read anything written with independence, comprehension and fluency, and
  • to mentally interact with the message.
Kinds
 

Here are some kinds of reading skills:

 
  • Word attack skills let the reader figure out new words.
  • Comprehension skills help the reader predict the next word, phrase, or sentence quickly enough to speed recognition.
  • Fluency skills help the readers see larger segments, phrases, and groups of words as wholes.
  • Critical reading skills help the reader see the relationship of ideas and use these in reading with meaning and fluency.
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