How To Improve Literacy Skills
Some new important standards which hold true to my content which I feel embrace the connection between being literate and understanding history are; valuing evidence and understanding others cultures. These are just two of the many components that define what literacy means today. We as educators are preparing our students to have the skills to excel in college, or in their future prospects.
Reading is also an essential part of literacy development. One could argue that reading influences writing skills and vice versa. It is essential in that those who drop out of school cite their number one reason being the failure to read. This failure originates around 4th or 5th grade and many students are pushed along while not meeting the standards needed to be actively engaged in the education process further in their schooling. My job and my colleagues job is to foster a love for reading as well as