- 54% of fourth-graders read for pleasure
- 30% of eighth-graders read for pleasure
- 19% of twelfth-graders read for pleasure
"The more you read, the better you get at it; the better you get at it, the more you like it; and the more you like it, the more you do it."
"The more you read , the more you know; and the more you know, the smarter you grow."
- Background knowledge
- Building vocabulary
- Reading role model
- Conditioning a child's brain to associate reading with pleasure
~Expanding your child's attention span
~Your child reading on a certain level and listening on a certain level. ( I had no idea about the listening level)