Reading Matters

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Here’s the Impact of READING 20 Minutes PER DAY!

A student who reads 1 minute per day will be exposed to 8,000 words per year and can score in the 10th PERCENTILE on standardized tests.

A student who reads 5 minutes per day will be exposed to 282,000 words per year and can score in the 50th PERCENTILE on standardized tests.

A student who reads 20 minutes per day will be exposed to 1.8 MILLION words per year and can score in the 90th PERCENTILE on standardized tests.

Something to think about!

Source: Nagy, Anderson and Herman 1987/Scholastic