Reading is Important by: Victoria
Reading is essential. Did you know that reading is one of the most important skills a child can learn because it would be difficult to master any subject without knowing how to read? Reading is an important skill because it helps us in school, helps us understand life outside of school, and last but not least, it develops one’s imagination and creativity.
In the first place, reading helps us in school. Without having the ability to read, it would be difficult to do homework and even participate in sports! If you need information for a school assignments there are many books, websites, and even news articles to read. If you struggle in math, science, social studies, or other subjects, there are many tutoring books that you can get that will help you during school and even over the school break. Reading skills really come in handy!
Reading helps us understand life outside of school. Have you ever wondered about what’s around us right now? Like, how the rocks formed and the invention of planes, there is many more to read that you still don’t know about. Have you ever pictured about how your future will look like? If you don’t have the ability to read it would be nearly impossible to get a job. You wouldn’t be able to read numbers, signs, and even traffic lights.
Finally, reading develops ones imagination and creativity. When we read for pleasure, we are able to let our imaginations go wild. Reading gives us all a chance to relax and free our minds from anything else happening, especially after a long busy day away from home. We don’t only read books, there is also craft books, cook books, and activity books. These types of books give children the opportunity to create and have fun!
You read everything around you from stop signs to maps to nutrition labels. Reading is an important skill. You’re reading right now! Reading helps us at school, helps us understand life outside of school, and it develops ones imagination and creativity. Sometimes we take reading for granted. What if you got that taken away? Remember, next time you don’t want to read, think about the children and adults that aren’t able to have that ability. “The more you read the more things you know. The more that you learn the more places you’ll go.”-Dr.Seuss.
Posted January 27, 2015 by victoriajv in category 2014-2015, Writing Workshop
Read this article to know about the value and importance of reading books.
Importance of Reading Books
It is noted in our society, that even educated people do not like reading books. They try to spend their leisure time with their friends or hanging around without any reason, thus wasting it in unhealthy and frivolous activities. A person can always avoid such company by indulging in other activities such as keeping company with those who have a positive approach to life as well as a constructive and creative mind.
However, spending time with books is much better than all these activities. A book never speaks without one’s permission; it does not bother and is always at one’s disposal. A person who intends to read should try to pick good books because life is busy and time is scarce. We cannot afford to spend time in reading all sorts of books. A thinker says. “Life is short…too short to everything. Choose, you must. Choose only the best friends and in books!”
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Books are real treasures and everyone should look for these. When a person opens books, he finds treasures of goodness and wisdom which spring out from its pages along with good pieces of advice, sound teaching, counsels and truths.Good books are the light house that enlightens our minds, families, schools and societies. They educate hearts, improve characters, console and delight us.
Reading books is a source to beat boredom and defeat loneliness. It is also a source to resume day with new vigour and enthusiasm. For the sound body, a nourished mind is important and for a nourished mind, book reading it important.
People from all walks of life should read because it has great importance, especially for the people like politicians, instructors and teachers. If they develop the habit of reading, they can prove themselves as the master of their fields and secure the best place in practical life!
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