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Not understanding inference leads to reading comprehension problems

Inference, or reading between the lines, is the ability to use two or more ideas to arrive at another idea which hasn’t been stated.  For example, you see someone come into your home wearing a wet rain coat and carrying a wet umbrella. 476 more words

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Ways to strengthen children's working memory

How can you help a child with a poor working memory to increase reading comprehension?

  • Play memory games.  Lay face down a deck of cards and find pairs. 
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When a word has a single consonant between two vowels, which syllable does the consonant go with?

When a two-syllable word has a single consonant in the middle of two vowels, which syllable does the consonant go with?

Usually the consonant goes with the second syllable.  250 more words

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Logic of English: Foundations A

When I taught Bean how to read, we focused a lot on sight words alongside basic phonics. I learned in college that children worked best with a combination of phonics and whole word methods, so we utilized to both. 2,085 more words

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Why Cooking is More Important than Reading– In Kindergarten

I collect old books. I have a parent’s guide to education, published in the 1940s. It has what needs to be learned in each grade level. 1,203 more words

Kinder 5

My child is almost four. She wants to learn to read. Where do I begin? Or does it matter?

It matters, according to research. You should start with teaching her “the code,” that is, the connection between the sounds of the English language and the letter symbols we use to mean those sounds. 464 more words

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