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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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    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
  • 22.

    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
  • 23.

    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
  • 24.

    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
  • 25.

    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
  • 26.

    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
  • 27.

    Instant Message Novels: The Prose of the Future?

    Can a book written entirely in instant messages be considered prose? Could this format, instead, be a negative influence...

    Source: Education.com
  • 28.

    Reading Comprehension — Reading for Meaning

    Great progress has been made during the past 15 years in the area of reading, and particularly, in our understanding of...

    Source: National Center for Learning Disabilities
  • 29.

    Reading Comprehension Factors

    Readers are actively engaged with the text; they think about many things as they read to comprehend the text. For...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 30.

    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

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