There are three major aspects discussed in this article. First, some of the social conditions which necessitate improved reading programs is outlined. Second, the important skills which we should emphasize in an effective reading program. Third, some principles for building a meaningful philosophy about reading instruction are explained. At the end of the article some thoughts are expressed relative to the importance of building lifetime reading habits.
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