Chandigarh,11 July:To get children into the habit of reading story books. AKSIPS 45, Sec-45 A, Chandigarh organized a Story Telling Competition with 100 % participation from classes I to V. Children had no option but to read books and narrate a story.
Some were good and others very good. Those who shirk reading realized that they had to speak out some thing what so ever, managed to cook their own stories on the spot. However selection for the final round was made and winners from all the classes were given prizes. "What level of books a child reads is not what matters as long as the child is getting into the habit of reading and gaining the confidence of narrating a story and sharing what he remembers with his teachers and friends.