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Why do we celebrate National Reading month in the Philippines?

Why do we celebrate National Reading month in the Philippines?

“The National Reading Month serves as a reminder to us in light of our performance that we must double our efforts to close the learning gap, particularly in the area of reading, which is the cornerstone of learning,” said DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones.

What is the theme of the National Reading month celebration this year?

DepEd will spearhead the nationwide celebration of the 2021 National Reading Month this November with the theme ‘Bawat Bata Bumabasa sa Kabila ng Hamon ng Pandemya. ‘ Join us today, October 26, 9:00 AM for the Orientation on the Activities for the National Reading Month!

What is National Reading month in the Philippines?

November is National Reading Month here in the Philippines. It started in 2011 when the Department of Education made it as one of their programs to promote the love for reading. The celebration of Reading Month also focuses on not just simply reading but also on reading comprehension.

Who started National Reading month?

On 19th June 2017, Hon’ble Prime Minister launched the 22ndNational Reading Month Celebrations and gave a clarion call to propagate the message of ‘Read and Grow’ among all the citizens of the country by 2022.

Why do we celebrate reading?

In 1996, the day began as the movement to promote a culture of reading to inculcate the habit of reading and promote book-mindedness among school children, youth as well as the underprivileged population of the country, according to the foundation.

How do we celebrate National Reading month?

7 Fun Ways to Celebrate National Reading Month

  1. Travel With Your Mind. Reading can transport you instantly, from wherever you may be to wherever you can imagine.
  2. Pick Fun Topics.
  3. Go Through Your Books.
  4. Do a Reading Challenge.
  5. Read Aloud.
  6. Try Reading Rewards.
  7. Read Something You Love.

What is the importance of Reading Day?

Representational: In 1996, the day began as the movement to promote a culture of reading to inculcate the habit of reading. (HT PHOTO.) India celebrates June 19 as the National Reading Day in honour of P N Panicker, the father of the Library and Literacy Movement in Kerala.

Why is national reading day?

Started as a Reading Day celebration on June 19, 1996, by the Government of Kerala in association with the P N Panicker Foundation, National Reading Day, became a mass movement to promote literacy and the culture of reading in the state.

How do we celebrate National Reading Day?

The day is celebrated by conducting events and competitions regarding reading. The various Mobile bookstalls will be arranged in different parts of the world to promote reading as a habit. On this day, you can suggest your friend or family member with some books and encourage them to read.

What do you do on reading day?

For Read-In Day

  • Teachers share their favorite reading activity ideas. Included: Theme ideas for reading fun!
  • Produce a Reader’s Theater play.
  • “Open the Door to Reading.” Decorate your classroom door as a book.
  • Poster contest.
  • Take time to vote.
  • “Trivial Pursuit” for books.
  • Read In!
  • Graph your guests’ favorite books.

What is the message of Reading Day?

Why is National Reading Day celebrated?

Every year, June 19 is celebrated as the National Reading Day in honour of Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker (PN Panicker), who is considered as the Father of Library and Literacy Movement in Kerala.

What is the importance of reading day?

Why do we read day?

19th June is celebrated as National Reading Day in India to honour the Keralite teacher, P.N. Panicker. This celebration of reading did not begin until 1996. However, it has grown into a large-scale movement over the years, with many participants rejoicing, learning, imbibing, and celebrating the habit of reading.

What is the narrative report on National Reading Month celebration?

Narrative Report on National Reading Month Celebration by Jorge G. Ulanday “The more you read the more things you will know. The more that you learn the more places that you will go.- Dr. Seuss”. This is the line that fits the superb celebration of SJNHS English Department as it celebrates National Reading Month in November 2015.

When is National Reading Month Celebrated in the Philippines?

In the Philippines, National Reading Month is celebrated every November. The notion of commemorating reading and learning in the country started out in 2011, after former education secretary and Lasallian brother Armin Luistro declared the 11th month of the year as the unofficial month-long celebration.

When is National Book Week in the Philippines?

Coinciding with the two events are National Book Development Month—under Proclamation 1436 series of 2007—and National Book Week—under Proclamation 109 series of 1936—during the fourth week of November. These initiatives were aligned with then Pres. Benigno Aquino ’s Every Child A Reader program.