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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
  • 2.

    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
  • 3.

    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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    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
  • 5.

    Three Easy Ways to Increase Reading Comprehension

    The primary purpose of reading is comprehension, or understanding. Unless you comprehend what you read you might as...

    Source: How To Improve Reading
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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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    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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    Developing Vocabulary Knowledge

    Defined Vocabulary knowledge is defined as the ability to go from the printed form of a word to its...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Fluency Contributes to Comprehension

    Fluent reading is expressive, accurate, and appropriately paced. Fluent reading is smooth and expressive, sounds like...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 10.

    Recommendations to Teach Context Clues

    A. The best way to teach students to use context clues when they are reading independently is to teach them the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall

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