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

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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 …

Teach Your Child To Pass A Reading Test: Test-Taking Strategies

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

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

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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, …

How To Teach Your Children To Pass A Reading Test: The Characters

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  What's In A Reading Test? A reading test  almost always requires that the reader answer questions about the characters in a fictional story.  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 about …