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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.

    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
  • 12.

    K-W-L Charts

    Teachers use K-W-L charts during thematic units to activate students’ background knowledge about a topic and to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 13.

    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
  • 14.

    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
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    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
  • 17.

    Is Your Child a Late Reader? How to Tackle Delayed Literacy

    Is your child having trouble reading? Here are some things to look for and ways you can help tackle delayed literacy.

    Source: Education.com
  • 18.

    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
  • 19.

    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
  • 20.

    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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