Deriving meaning from the printed page in a high school situation requires the ability to use a great variety of reading skills. Some of these skills are developed in the first grade. During each school year they are extended and refined and new skills are acquired. By the time a student enters high school he should have at his command the knowledge of and the ability to apply a vast variety of reading skills when attacking the printed page. Only then can he understand, use and enjoy ideas presented in written form.
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