Learn to Teach the English Vocabulary to Your Children

Reading Comprehension Help

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 …

Reading Comprehension Test Activities and Exercises

how to pass a reading test

You can teach your child how to pass a reading comprehension test by teaching simple test strategies. The most important strategy is to teach your child how to mark up a reading comprehension test. To clarify, marking up a test is similar to making notes in a margin, or next to a story passage. Most …

Pre-Reading Activities – Predictions

Mark it up

Pre-reading activities - Mark it Up!  Your child’s reading tests require more than scribbling in a,b,c, or d answers on an answer sheet .  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 …

Reading Comprehension Help – The Character In a Book

Reading Comprehension Help

  What's In A Reading Test? A reading test  almost always requires that the reader answer reading comprehension questions about the characters in a book  A good fiction story gives its characters animated and sometimes exaggerated personalities. In a reading test a reader should be able to recognize and analyze those personalities and answer questions …