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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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    Tackling Theme in Literature

    A theme is an idea or message about life, society, or human nature. And it is often the most hardest element for a...

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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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    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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    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 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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    Reading: Getting the Main Point

    As a middle school writing aide, I know firsthand that grasping the main idea - or seeing the "big picture" - is...

    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
  • 10.

    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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