Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Reading is the process of getting meaning from, or making sense of print (Anderson, 1969; Thorne, 1988). As quoted in Gallasch (1982), Goodman said "The reader starts with a graphic display, printed or handwritten, and if he is successful, he ends with meaning, a reconstruction of the writer's message" (p. 19 ). The critical component in reading is comprehension (Bromley, 1988; Goodman, 1982; Thorne, 1988). It is not enough to recognize or name a word. "The task is to get the underlying structures, to get at the meaning, and to constantly keep the meaning in mind" (Goodman, 1971, p. 7).
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
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©1992 Mary C. Simons
Simons, Mary C., "Reading in the preschool" (1992). Graduate Research Papers. 3363.