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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.

    Comprehension Building Activity

    Hot Seat Hot seat is a role-playing activity that builds students’ comprehension. Students assume the persona of a...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 23.

    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
  • 24.

    Developing Vocabulary Knowledge

    Defined Vocabulary knowledge is defined as the ability to go from the printed form of a word to its...

    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.

    Syntax and Semantics

    Semantics refers to the knowledge and comprehension of words. Semantic skills may be measured by various receptive...

    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.

    What is the Impact of Technology on Learning?

    Research literature throughout the past decade has shown that technology can enhance literacy development, impact...

    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.

    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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