Fluent Kids | Start with a Book

“Fluency is a critical skill for a young reader — evidence that he is comfortable “decoding” the words on the page and can read aloud with expression. If your child is struggling with fluency, there are simple things you can do at home to help build confidence and skills.”

Teacher Tip: A Fun Way to Build Reading Skills Over the Summer

“Solid research tells us that how well a child reads is strengthened by the prior knowledge he has about the world. When something in a book reminds a student of an experience or an event in his own life, reading becomes an active process. This helps the student make meaning from what he’s reading.”

Reading Comprehension Basics: The Skills You Need to Understand Text

5 Essential Skills Needed for Reading Comprehension from: http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/dyslexia/essential-skills-needed-for-reading-comprehension?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ldorg Beginning around third or fourth grade, your child is expected to be able to read a passage of text, understand it and answer questions about it. Here are the five skills needed for reading comprehension. Making the Connection Between Letters and Sounds Once your child graspsContinue reading “Reading Comprehension Basics: The Skills You Need to Understand Text”