How To Teach Your Children To Pass A Reading Test: Vocabulary

How to learn vocabulary words

Children can pass reading tests by learning how to identify and define unknown vocabulary words in a sentence.  Children learn figure out new words in a sentence by using context clues. Context Clues Using Context clues is learning how to answer a vocabulary question by identifying the clues or hints surrounding the new word.   The hints can …

How To Manage Bipolar Disorder in Children

bipolar disorder in children

Bipolar disorder in young children is very rare. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that presents two extreme moods.  There are periods of high moods, where a person is extremely happy and energetic. Then there are periods of low moods, depressed, sad, hopeless, and sluggish.  In between those moods a person’s behavior can appear very normal.  The opposite emotions …

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 How do you teach your children to pass a reading test? 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, …