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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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  • 21.

    Prior Knowledge Plays a Large Role in Reading Comprehension

    The most important factor in determining how much readers will comprehend and how well writers will be able to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 22.

    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
  • 23.

    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
  • 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.

    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
  • 26.

    Build Better Vocab: The Lowdown on Linguistics

    If your child has been introduced to linguistics she is in the position to excel at vocabulary and become a better...

    Source: Education.com
  • 27.

    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
  • 28.

    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
  • 29.

    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
  • 30.

    Concepts About Print

    In order to learn to read, children must learn how books work. They must develop what educators call "concepts about...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall

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