On the Neglect of Good Reading

To neglect the cultivation of good reading skills in our youth is to cut them off from the wisdom of the past, effective and accurate communication in the present, and meaningful participation with the future.  Good grammar if not explicitly taught can be “caught” by a good reader in much the same way that a prolific musician can play by ear.  But this too has solid reading skills as a prerequisite, just as the musician must have good hearing.

 

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Christian, Conservative, Husband, Father, Writer.

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