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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.

    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
  • 12.

    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
  • 13.

    Teacher Tricks to Improve Reading Comprehension at Home

    You may not have signed up for recess duty or chalk stains on your pants, but if you'd like to improve your child's...

    Source: Education.com
  • 14.

    Tests and Reading: A Narrower View

    Reading scores cannot be taken at face value, since there are many different areas of reading skills, and a child might...

    Source: Education.com
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    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
  • 17.

    Types of Wordplay

    Word Consciousness Another component of vocabulary instruction is developing students’ word consciousness, their...

    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.

    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
  • 20.

    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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