The National Reading Panel (in accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act) completed extensive research to determine the most effective way to teach students how to read. The research revealed that when five components are effectively taught, they lead to the highest chance of reading success. Via: www.studydog.com
I really like this. I truly believe English is an outlet for communication and self-discovery. By relating texts to themselves and the world, students can open their minds a little more and learn something valuable for life rather than a test.