Save Money Maintaining Your Home

Save Money Maintaining Your Home

Buying a home unlike a car will appreciate over the years, therefore that’s what makes it such a good investment. Imagine buying a home for $150,000 and after two years the home is now worth $160,000.  Your investment increased by $10,000.  That’s $10,000 in your pocket or equity that you can take out in case of any emergency. …

How To Teach Your Children To Pass A Reading Test: The Story Plot

Children Can Pass Reading Tests the plot

Part 4 A story map is organized in thought -provoking order.   However, this is to keep the reader’s interest. This organized order is called the story's plot .    A story plot must have a beginning, a middle and an end. In other words, a story plot centers around the events in a story …

How To Teach Your Child To Pass A Reading Test: Making Predictions

Mark it up

Mark it Up!  Your child’s reading tests require more than scribbling in an answer sheet the  a,b,c, or d answer.  Today’s reading exams require even the youngest of children, to think analyze and explain their thinking.  Amazing right?   It’s unbelievable.  I am dating myself, but I remember the old school SRA reading tests.  You read a snippet of a story and you …

How To Teach Your Children To Pass A Reading Test: Problem and Solution

 Part 3 A reading test can prove difficult.   Part 1  and Part 2 of  "Children Can Pass Reading Tests",  details the importance of reading comprehension. As explained, reading comprehension is a major component of reading.  When a good reader starts to read, the brain begins to think, imagine, and illustrate , the connections of ideas in a story. Those …