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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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  • 1.

    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
  • 2.

    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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    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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    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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    Syntax and Semantics

    Semantics refers to the knowledge and comprehension of words. Semantic skills may be measured by various receptive...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Question Answer Relationships

    Taffy Raphael’s Question-Answer-Relationships (QARs) procedure teaches students to be consciously aware of whether...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Compensatory Strategies

    Compensatory strategies are thinking strategies that empower the reader to have a reflective cognitive learning style...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Decreasing Guessing at Words

    Defined Guessing at words is defined as a reader saying a word without regard to any decoding elements contained in the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Research on Teaching Reading Comprehension

    Instruction or Assessment? During the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s, reading comprehension was largely taught by...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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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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