Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Guest Lecture on “The Importance of Reading”

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.

With this quote, Mrs. Veena Panuganti began the guest lecture on “The Importance of Reading” for Grade 5 (CP). She started the session by asking the students to mark the books they read in the given questionnaire. She explained to the kids that reading gives pleasure and also helps them to:

Stimulate imagination
Expand vocabulary
Gain Exposure to the structure of a language
Support listening
Increase concentration
Develop emotions
Build character

She concluded by giving the students a list of famous books to read. The children thanked her and enjoyed the session by reading few books, which she brought. 

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