Reading plays an important role in the everyday life of every person because reading is applied to almost everything that a person must do. Reading is known to be a healthy pastime on the part of the readers with a sense that they become more knowledgeable about the things around them, and that they become aware of what is happening in their environment. With reading, there is a tendency for people to become broad-minded as well as open-minded about the events and issues that are taking place in society.
Fact 1: Reading is declining on the part of most people, especially students, because of the effects of modern technologies such as computers, Internet, and other gadgets.
Fact 2: On the average, an individual reads not more than a book each year.
Fact 3: The human eye is more fatigued when you read slowly and experiences less fatigue when you Â reading quickly.
Fact 4: When a person loves to read, he will be able to develop his imagination so that he will be able to cope with what he is reading.
Fact 5: Reading is known to be one of the primary ingredients for the academic enhancement of a child or person.
Fact 6: Family reading is one way of having a bonding time with your family, and it gives more confidence to the child knowing that his family will listen to him. It can be done in a short period of time every day for approximately 20 minutes.
Fact 7: Reading is one of the ancient skills known to help the human world for it provides different information about the things that surround us.
Fact 8: Having average reading skills, the human eye makes at least 12 to 16 stops in a book while a fast reader makes at least 2 to 4 stops.
Fact 9: People who spend time mostly reading become more sociable than those who do not.
Fact 10: Reading develops a person’s ability to write. A good writer is a good reader.