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DID YOU KNOW?

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READING DEVELOPS VOCABULARY!

"Students who read more learn the meaning of thousands of new words each year."  

21.1 minutes of daily reading can expose students to 1,823,000 words a year.

14.2 minutes of daily reading can expose students to 1,146,000 words a year.

6.5 minutes of daily reading can expose students to 423,000 words a year.

1.3 minutes of daily reading can expose students to 106,000 words a year.

0.1 minutes of daily reading can expose students to 8,000 words a year.

 

READING INCREASES ACHIEVEMENT!

"Students' reading achievement correlates with success in school and life."

65 minutes of daily reading can place a stuent in the 98th percentile.

21.1 minutes of daily reading can place a student in the 90th percentile.

14.2 minutes of daily reading can place a student in the 80th percentile.

6.5 minutes of daily reading can place a student in the 60th percentile.

1.3 minutes of daily reading can place a student in the 10th percentile.

 

**Anderson, R.C., Wilson, P.T., & Fielding, L.G. (1988).  Growth in Reading and How Children Spend their Time Outside of School.         Reading Research Quarterly, 23, 285-303.