Explain how my experiences and knowledge influence my reading and understanding of a text?
Reading skill is the ability to understand a written text. This skill is acquired through reading a comprehension, fluency and independence. The skills are important since the learner is able to get a clear meaning of a certain context. The reading skills are supposed to be achieved at an early stage so as to enrich one’s experience in comprehending different texts. For better understanding of a comprehension one needs to identify simple facts presented in written text and make sentiments about a written text content and be able to link the text to other written passage and situations. Having good reading skill is important for exceling in academic achievement tests. Consequently, it helps the learner to achieve the academic objective and their life goals. Through attainment of reading skill, one is able to comprehend and interpret words in an article or any other reading material. Through experience the learner ids able to think critically on the particular subject and be in a position to comprehend the message of the writer. This indicates that reading skill is obtained gradually through consistent practice.