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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.

    Compensatory Strategies

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

    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.

    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
  • 24.

    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
  • 25.

    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
  • 26.

    The Process of Reading

    Reading is a language-based skill. As such, it requires the processing of language that is decontextualized from any...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 27.

    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
  • 28.

    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
  • 29.

    The Use of Context Cues in Reading

    When children encounter an unfamiliar word in reading, they may make use of context cues, that is, information from...

    Source: LD Online
  • 30.

    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

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