Unit I: The Reading Process
1.1 Objectives of Reading.
1.2 The reading process - Reading variety of Texts.
1.3 Types of Reading and Texts - Exploratory reading, Conceptual reading, Historical reading, Policy Documents, Narrative Texts, Expository Texts (Predictive), Autobiographical Texts, Field Experiences, Ethnographies.
Unit II: Reading Comprehension
2.1. Reading Skills – Skimming and Scanning.
2.2 Development - Critical reading, skill reading and writing.
2.3 Responding to a text , Own opinion ,Writing with in Context.
Unit III: Reading: Pedagogical Aspects
3.1 Role of Language and Pedagogical aspects in Reading.
3.2 Impact of types of reading on students.
3.3 Reading of different texts – Science, Mathematics, Language, Social Science, Various Class-room activities to develop reading skills.
Unit IV: Reflections of Reading
4.1 Documentation, Note taking, Reflective Journals, Note making.
4.2 Analysis of various text structures.
4.3 Difference between reading for comprehension/meaning and reading for pleasure, oral, silent reading, aural-oral-visual.
Unit V: Reading and Evaluation
5.1. Uses of Reading - Check the Prediction, Answers to Question, Summarises the texts Influence on Writing.
5.2 Evaluation of loud reading – check pronunciation, use of punctuations, pause, stress.