Posts Tagged ‘teach kids reading comprehension’

Reading with Meaning – How Reading Kingdom Fosters Reading Comprehension

Comprehension is central to reading. After all, what is the point of decoding the words on a page if you don’t understand that they are saying? Yet, many programs place all their emphasis on decoding and give short shrift to comprehension under the misguided assumption that children will just pick it up. Sadly, many do not. Reading Kingdom has been…

5 Simple Steps to Teach Kids Reading Comprehension

If you’re a parent trying to encourage reading comprehension in your child you might be tempted to ask them questions about specific points in the story they are reading. For example, you might ask, “how do you think the girl felt?” or “why did the boy want to …”. STOP! This approach does not work! Answering these kinds of questions…