vocabulary

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 …

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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 …

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Guided Reading Activities

Guided Reading Activities – Problem and Solution

How do you teach your children to pass a reading test? Use guided reading activities! A reading test can prove difficult.  Reading comprehension is a major component and the foundation of a good reader.  When a good reader starts to read, the brain begins to think, imagine, and illustrate , the connections of ideas in a …

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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 …

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