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Enhancing Reading And Writing Skills In The J. S. S. Through The Newspaper

Abioye, T. (1997) Enhancing Reading And Writing Skills In The J. S. S. Through The Newspaper. In: Literacy and Reading in Nigeria. the Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN, pp. 209-220. ISBN 978 2343013

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The paper focuses on how to assist students in improving their reading and writing by using the newspaper as a text. The aim is to (I) improve the reading ability level of students who read newspapers (ii) enhance their writing skills on the newspaper experience of these students, and (iii) forge a link between their newspaper experience and the world outside. It starts by looking at the reading habit of Nigerians, with particular reference to the newspaper. It explains and gives guidelines to teachers and students on what to focus on when reading and how to read for specific purposes. It then expatiates on the above techniques as well as materials which are now used in giving the students guidelines on writing strategies. paper concludes by making suggestions that would be of benefit to teachers, students as well as the average newspaper reader.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2016 15:50
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2016 13:05
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/6962

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