Why Read 20 minutes at Home?

Student A Reads             ​
Student B Reads             
Student C Reads       
 20 minutes per day
 5 minutes per day
1 minute per day
 3,600 minutes per
school year
900 minutes per
school year
180 minutes
per year
 1,800,000 words per
year
282,000 words per
year
 8,000 words per
year
 Scores in 90th percentile  
Scores in 50th
percentile 
Scores in 10th percentile


If they start reading for 20 minutes per night starting in Kindergarten by the 6th grade Student A will have read  for the equivalent of 60 school days, Student B 12 schools days, and Student C 3 school days.


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