Reading from Left to Right
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Reading from Left to Right exercise
Which hand is which?Hints
Are you left handed or right handed? Which hand do you write with?
If you hold up your hands, palms facing away from you, you can see an L shape in your left hand.Solution
Here we can see the correctly labelled hands.
How do we read books in English?Hints
This is an open book. Which side would we start reading on?
You can use your hands to help you remember which is left and which is right.Solution
In English, we read books from left to right.
Where do we start reading?Hints
We should start reading on the left.
We should start reading at the beginning of the first line of writing on a page.Solution
We always start reading on the left, at the beginning of the first line of writing on a page.
Can you label these parts of a book?Hints
Where is the front of the book and where is the back?
The spine holds the book together.
The title is what the book is called.
We turn the pages when we read.Solution
Here we can see the book labelled correctly.
Which book is ready to read?Hints
When looking at the front cover, the spine should be on the left.
Is the writing the right way round?Solution
This book is ready to read. We can see the spine on the left and the writing is the right way round.
What is the first word that we would read?Hints
We start reading in the top left corner.
The first word in a sentence always starts with a capital letter.Solution
This is the first word we would say if we were reading this book.