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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.

    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
  • 22.

    Types of Wordplay

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

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 23.

    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
  • 24.

    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
  • 25.

    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
  • 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.

    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
  • 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.

    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
  • 30.

    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

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