Gifted Minds International School, Opaallaan 1190-1196 Hoofddorp 2132 LN, Netherlands
The primary objective of Gifted Minds International School Library:
To cultivate good habit of reading storybooks from very young is the key foundation to fostering learning, creativity and understanding the world through tales.
In addition, to provide opportunities for students to have easy access to educational resources.
We can identify a child’s phase of development by observing that the child is exhibiting all the key indicators of a phase whilst reading a book.
Below is a list of 6 phases:
Phase 1. Role play reading- Reconstruct stories for themselves and a natural interest in books and the language of print
Phase 2. Expereintial Reading- Uses memory of familiar texts
Phase 3. Early Reading- May read unfamiliar texts slowly and deliberately
Phase 4. Transitional Reading- Beginning to integrate different reading strategies
Phase 5. Independent Reading- Reading is purposeful and automatic
Phase 6. Advanced Reading- Greater ability to make connections between current knowledge and what is new
Reading Books Promotes:
*exposure to different genre of books and languages
*exposure to texts & pictorials
*identifying and recognizing vocabularies and its meanings
*increase word count and vocabularies
*making links to own prior knowledge experiences through words, pictorial and visual cues
*family bonding time between child & parent
Take a peek at our plethora of language story books and subjects resource books that will activate all your senses for a reading adventure!