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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.

    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
  • 12.

    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
  • 13.

    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
  • 14.

    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
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    Question Answer Relationships

    Taffy Raphael’s Question-Answer-Relationships (QARs) procedure teaches students to be consciously aware of whether...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    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
  • 18.

    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
  • 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.

    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...

    Source: Education.com

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