On Monday, the 8th of December, a special activity included in the Comenius Programme “Learn to read and read to learn” took place at “Mihai Eminescu” National College. The activity was entitled “I CAN AND I WILL” and it was coordinated by the English teacher Magda Botezat. It had several stages:
• the 6 graders were devided into teams
• the best readers in the class were asked to help the the children who have difficulties to improve their reading skills
• each paragraph was read aloud by the children with difficulties in reading after they had been helped for a couple of minutes by their classmates
• the final task was to put some sentences in the correct order so as to form a summary of the text
Reading comprehension skills increase the pleasure and effectiveness of reading. Strong reading comprehension skills help in all the other subjects and in the personal and professional lives. That is the main reason for organising this kind of activities and for implying children into active reading.
Mrs Manola Vaya, Junior High School Korinos- Mrs Tanya Borisova