Today’s readers are tomorrow’s leaders. Although we know reading is an important habit but still, making it a habit is bit difficult. As it has to be practiced regularly, Research shows that reading habit can be developed right from childhood. The kids who have reading habit maintains the same throughout life. Developing reading habit right form childhood is a need. In this light, various international schools focus on developing the love for reading right from schools. They try various ways to nurture the reading habit, it all starts from the colorful libraries, teachers reading for students, group reading, new theme books introduction etc. These all efforts are used to develop the reading habit. Once they start reading, the next important part is understanding of the reading. Students should not complete reading just for the sake of reading or completion but, they should learn from reading and apply the same in their life as well. Such an objective is the idol case, the next point is how to make them to understand the theme of the book and make them to think in that aspect. With such a purpose an International school in United Nations, asked students to make the movie style trailer of their favorite book and mention the learning from the book. This is an interesting activity, as students are sharing their learning and that too in a creative way.
Here are the best benefits of such activity:
- Story building:
To make the trailer or explain what they have learned, the students make the story out of their own learnings. They put in a sequence so that the theme is understood. In this entire process, the students learn story building.
This process enhances the creative ability of students. They use various tools and try to make it an entertaining thing. As a result their creative ability is developed.
- Interest creation:
The learning and education should be made interseting fact so that the stduents love to learn further. With such an activity entire reading of books and its understanding becomes the interesting activity. To build a story or a movie the conclusion is students read the book in an interesting manner.
- Learning and undesrtanding:
With interest and creation the students understand the theme of the book and initiate their own thought process on learning and understanding the life skills explained in it.