Friday, May 29, 2015

Oh Yeah, Let's Read!

5 Essential Skills Needed for Reading Comprehension 

 Beginning around third or fourth grade, your child is expected to be able to read a passage of text, understand it and answer questions about it. Here are the five skills needed for reading comprehension.

And what a gift for parents and teacher to give a student--a privilege previously withheld by tyrants to control the oppressed, a pleasure customarily reserved for the wealthy, a task exercised by the class of scholars--now available for all. Let's read.

Reading Print Versus Digital Increases Comprehension: Study

This perceptible, direct experience gives you a mental map of the entire text. The brain has an easier task when you can touch as well as see. 

The touch, the feel of paper.

Reading Tips for Parents 

A child's success as a reader begins much earlier than the first day of school. Reading, and a love for reading, begins at home. Our one-page Parent Tips offer easy ways for parents to help kids become successful readers.  

Taking time for reading weaves an everlasting bond of friendship and literacy in families.

Great Early Elementary Reads book list 

The Reading List: Grades 5-8

Suggested Reading for High School (Grades 9–12) 

The above are merely suggestions. So many choices, a lifetime of reading.


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