Direction (Set of 10 questions): In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks.
Reading is ______ for a child's success. All too often, the ______ faced by children with difficulty in reading ______ their desire to read and, without proper guidance, they never ______ them. Learning to read is a ______ process; this means that each new skill builds on the ______ of previously learned skills. Early on, for example, children learn to ______ down words into their most basic sounds in a process called decoding. Later, they begin to ______ the meaning of words, sentences and, ultimately, entire passages of text. Decoding creates the ______ on which all other reading skills are built. ______, according to many experts, decoding problems are at the root of most reading disabilities.
______, according to many experts