The Importance of Using the Three Stages in Teaching Reading

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Jami’a, College of Shari’a and Islamic Studies, (6), 61 – 67.
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This article examines the importance of using three different stages in teaching any reading text. These stages are the pre-reading stage, the while-reading stage, and the post-reading stage. The article also presents and describes each stage with its own characteristics and clarifies how they are related to one another. Furthermore, it provides examples and techniques for each stage, and illustrates how these examples and techniques can help encourage critical thinking and increase comprehension and improve easy retention. Finally, this article provides a sample lesson plan to take the reader through the stages in teaching reading and presents the reader an approach of how to implement these stages in an effective way.