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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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  • 11.

    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
  • 12.

    Compensatory Strategies

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

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 13.

    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
  • 14.

    Build Better Vocab: The Lowdown on Linguistics

    If your child has been introduced to linguistics she is in the position to excel at vocabulary and become a better...

    Source: Education.com
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    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
  • 17.

    Current Issues in Reading Comprehension

    Over the past decade, there has been an increased focus nationally on the development of literacy for all students. This...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    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
  • 19.

    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
  • 20.

    Study Skills They Don't Teach in School

    Teachers seldom train kids to read with a purpose, organize their thoughts and notes, infer what comes next, or connect...

    Source: Education.com

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