Reading is the process of constructing meaning from written text. It is a complex skill, requiring the coordination of a number of interrelated sources of information. Reading is based upon five principles:
Reading is a constructive process.
Reading must be fluent.
Reading must be strategic.
Reading requires motivation.
Reading is a continuously developing process.
Reading is a constructive process: Both the text and its meaning are constructed by the reader. That means that at any point in time there are two or more texts during reading: the published text and the reader's text. In the transactions, both the reader and the text are changed. The reader's knowledge and schemata are changed and the text is changed as the reader constructs it to fit expectations and world knowledge...This view of reading is ...
This job cites reading as a constructive process and its inherent cueing systems. It also includes key terms for each system. Resources are also included for referencing.