Mangaluru, Jul 5: Reading is an important skill that needs to be developed in children. The ability to learn about newsubjects and find helpful information on anything from health problems and consumer protection to academic research into science or the arts depends on the ability to read.The National Education Policy has placed emphasison ‘how to read’, ‘learn to read’ ‘read to learn’ and has brought about the critical role of reading in a student’s life. Hence, Lourdes Central School has taken forward the ‘Reading Mission 2022-23’ launched by the CBSE, celebrating the LCS Reading Week from June 27 to July 2.
The reading week commenced on June 27 with the morning assembly dedicated to the reading mission. The principal Fr Robert DSouza inaugurated the LCS Reading Week by unfolding a pop-up book and reading the thought-' Reading teaches, expands our minds, enriches our lives, shapes our dreams, opens doors and inspires us to become who we are'. The students of class IX hosted the assembly, administered the pledge swearing their allegiance to reading responsibly. The notice board for the Reading Week was designed by the students of Class XA with effective quotes and messages.
An array of activities were planned and executed during the Reading Week for KG to Class 12.
Day 1 - Monday, June 27
Model reading by the teacher with voice modulation, clarity and articulation for KG to Class V.Reading the newspaper in any language along with parents and family members for Class VI to Class XII.
Day 2 - Tuesday, June 28
Students to follow the teachers’ instructions and read a paragraph from a story book aloud for KG to Class V. Share the benefits of reading newspaper for class VI to Class XII.
Day 3 - Wednesday, June 29
Know the benefits of reading from the teacher for KG to Class V. Express your views on reading skills and tools for effective loud reading for Class VI to Class XII.
Day 4 and Day 5 - Thursday, June 30 Friday, July 1
To sit along with parents /guardians and read their favourite story book for KG to Class V. To write an article for the school magazine for Class VI to Class XII.
Day 6 - Saturday, July 2
Students to share the stories they have read with the class for KG to Class VI. To share articles in the class for Class VI to Class XII.
The LCS Reading Week concluded with the active participation of the entire Lourdite family, with the Lourdites taking forward the task of reading responsibly and spreading knowledge.