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kim canfield

on 18 December 2012

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By: Kimberly Canfield Illiteracy dgf There are many ways to help
fight illiteracy. Most are simple
and right at home. c low literacy costs around 73 million and is predicted to increase

The brain is more receptive to the concepts before the age of 8

60 % of all american inmates are illiterate

50% from age 16 to 21 are illiterate

UNESCO definition of literacy : a person is literate/illiterate who can/ can not with understanding both read and write a short simple statement on his/her everyday life . i k m Book drive
I collected over 200 books My product Norfolk CHKD My Project I researched illiteracy.This is what I learned..... Illiteracy is an underlying problem and has been for a very long time.

1 in 4 4Th graders can not read at grade level.

75% of high school drop outs report reading problems

1 out of 5 school age children suffer from reading failures

1 in 4 school age children will grow up not knowing how to read

43% of adults read at a reading level of one*

46% of american adults can not read their prescription drug labels

27 million can not complete a job application Reading with the child every day Reading to the child in the womb. TXTING ???? Reading out loud Women are a larger part of the statistics yes , it helps them sound out the words and remember how to spell said words. Reflection : Before i started this project i was completely unaware of how bad illiteracy is and was. I am truly glad that i had the opportunity to learn about it and do something to help. Today illiteracy is decreasing however it is a very slow change. Literacy day : September 8 By September 8, 2015 they hope to have illiteracy decreased by 50 %
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Wilber, Peggy A. "Literacy Facts." Teach a Child to Read. National Research Sponser, n.d. Web. 7 Sept. 2012. <http://www.succeedtoread.com/facts.html> Special thanks to UNESCO , CHKD , Mrs. Rogan, Mrs. Aydlett, and everyone who donated ! Dreams Time. "Stock Photo Attentive Parents Wit There Children." Dreams Time. Dreams Time, 2012. Web. 24 Oct. 2012. <http://www.google.com/imgres?q=parents+reading+with+their+children&num=10&hl=en&safe=active&biw=1280&bih=923&tbm=isch&tbnid=jFycms5o2JoHNM:&imgrefurl=http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-attentive-parents-reading-their-children-image12401910&docid=gHBN1aoDa-wNSM&imgurl=http://www.dreamstime.com/attentive-parents-reading-with-their-children-thumb12401910.jpg&w=400&h=275&ei=nwuIUNfeN4Wa9gSG9oCYDQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=195&vpy=158&dur=197&hovh=186&hovw=271&tx=149&ty=81&sig=113751709382142716624&sqi=2&page=1&tbnh=151&tbnw=220&start=0&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0,i:67>.

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