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Helping Your Child with Reading Comprehension

Research shows that skilled readers perform better in all academic areas. Reading comprehension involves reading with fluency, building vocabulary, and continually developing reading skills.

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    Tips for Reading Success

    Reading fluency can be elusive for some young readers. Want to figure out if your child is a fluent reader?

    Source: Education.com
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    Preschool Reading: Comprehension and Sequencing

    Reading comprehension and sequencing are two pre-reading skills that preschoolers can practice before they can read...

    Source: Education.com
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    Prior Knowledge Plays a Large Role in Reading Comprehension

    The most important factor in determining how much readers will comprehend and how well writers will be able to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Improving Reading Comprehension

    The term reading comprehension has several different definitions. While most experts agree that reading comprehension is...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Comprehension Strategies

    Fluent readers use their background knowledge or prior knowledge to help them make sense of text. As it turns out, prior...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    The Process of Reading

    Reading is a language-based skill. As such, it requires the processing of language that is decontextualized from any...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Types of Wordplay

    Word Consciousness Another component of vocabulary instruction is developing students’ word consciousness, their...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Five Steps to Fostering Reading Fluency

    While your child stumbles through sentences, gets hung up on vocabulary, and grows confident and frustrated by turn, you...

    Source: Education.com
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    Comprehension Building Activity

    Hot Seat Hot seat is a role-playing activity that builds students’ comprehension. Students assume the persona of a...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Tests and Reading: A Narrower View

    Reading scores cannot be taken at face value, since there are many different areas of reading skills, and a child might...

    Source: Education.com

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