Although many models of reading have evolved in the history of the field of reading, these models generally lack the simplicity necessary to be readily translated into methodology. Both pre-service and in-service teachers enrolled in reading courses profit from a model of reading, since models aid the understanding of theory, and thus are prerequisite for translating theory into classroom practice.
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