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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.

    Improving Reading Comprehension

    The term reading comprehension has several different definitions. While most experts agree that reading comprehension is...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 12.

    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
  • 13.

    Compensatory Strategies

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

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    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
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    Types of Wordplay

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

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    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
  • 18.

    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
  • 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.

    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

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