test strategies

Reading Comprehension Help

Learn to Teach the English Vocabulary to Your Children

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 …

Learn to Teach the English Vocabulary to Your Children Read More »

Mark it up

Pre-Reading Activities – Predictions

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 …

Pre-Reading Activities – Predictions Read More »

Reading Comprehension Help

Reading Comprehension Help – The Character In a Book

  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 …

Reading Comprehension Help – The Character In a Book Read More »

Ask this question at parent teacher conference

Beware of This Question at a Parent Teacher Conference

 Never , Never Ask this Question Should you ask this question at a parent teacher conference ?  As your child goes through their school years, there may be  times when  your child is just not progressing as you would like.  At each grade level your child receives extra support, and is placed in every remediation …

Beware of This Question at a Parent Teacher Conference Read More »

%d bloggers like this: