Why and How to Practice Reading

Why is reading important?
The greatest accomplishment of many early elementary students is arguably learning to read. Though all students are taught a plethora of other subjects and skills in elementary school, not all students hone and use these skills in their college and career paths: athletes rarely need a deep understanding of higher-level arithmetic, writers typically do not need a deep understanding of chemical kinetics, electrical engineers do not need a deep understanding of music theory, etc. However, all students, regardless of intended college or career path, can benefit greatly from gaining literacy.

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Online Library Access

Originally published March 24, 2020
Migrated August 29, 2020

Junior Library Guild has temporarily given students free access to read books online! Please take advantage of this opportunity during your leisure time or to aid your at-home learning. You will not need a password. Just click on the learn more tab and scroll down and select the book your interested in reading! If you aren’t in the mood to read, here are many other resources on the site including free virtual events, live author visits, and more!

JLG at Home: Reading Resources

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This article was written, and later updated and migrated to the current website, by the Robin’s Nest writing team.