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01/09/2020
Developing strong reading comprehension skills can be a challenging process. Help your child go through it in an effective manner with the tips in this post by The Tutoring Center, Parsippany NJ.

Having strong reading comprehension skills is imperative in this day and age (especially when you stop to consider how much texting every single day): they help you understand the world around you at a higher level. Still, getting to that point can be a challenging process. First, you need to learn how to read. Then, you need to understand what words mean on their own and how they're affected by the other words around them. Then there's another level in which you need to understand the context, the references, and the other elements surrounding the text you're going over. Needless to say, this can be overwhelming, which is why you should help your child become a stronger reader. To learn tips and tricks on how to do just that, continue reading the post below.

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How to Help Your Child Develop Reading Comprehension Skills

Read More

The first tip is to read more. This is because, the more your child reads, the more familiar they will become with the practice. Moreover, the more they will work on their reading comprehension skills. If your child isn't much of a reader now, you can encourage them to become one. You can provide reading material that speaks to their interests, read along with them, take them to a library, and more.

Provide an Apt Environment

Reading in a noisy, messy, dark spot can seriously affect your understanding of a book in a negative way. That's why, you need to think about the environment in which your child reads their material. Said environment should include: enough lighting, comfy, suitable, and ergonomic furniture, no distractions, and the right materials to read effectively.

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Give Them Learning Tools

Fortunately, in this day and age, there are a slew of learning tools your child could use to work on and sharpen their reading comprehension skills. For starters, they could use a dictionary to understand unfamiliar words in the text. You can also give them highlighters and pens to help them out. There's also apps and online games that you can make use of to help your child become a more skilled reader.

Enroll Them in One-on-One Tutoring

As mentioned above, developing the necessary skills to fully understand reading material can be a challenging feat to accomplish. For that reason, if you would like your child to get extra academic assistance to help them master those skills, enroll them in one-on-one tutoring classes. An expert tutor will give your child the time, attention, and guidance they need in a positive environment, to learn to read effectively.

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Take Notes

Another tip that can help your child focus on their reading material and have a better understanding of it, is to take notes. Give them a pen or pencil and a notebook, and encourage them to write down important information about the text (like names, main plot points, and more). This will guarantee that they'll be focused on that key information.

Provide Context

Stories can develop in a slew of different contexts, scenarios, time periods, planets, fictional worlds, and more. This means that if you don't know the background or reference in a story, your reading comprehension of it will be hindered. If you think this could be impeding your child's understanding, provide context of the reading material they're going over, so they can get the full picture to it.

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Try Reading Techniques

There are reading techniques your child could employ to become a better reader and more skilled at reading comprehension. A good one is to have them read out loud. Doing so will prevent them from skipping words or sentences, which could cause confusion. Rereading a confusing paragraph over and over can also be of assistance, since it will guarantee that they understand it before moving forward.

Share Opinions

Finally, a tip that can be incredibly enriching and that will help your child's reading comprehension skills tremendously is to share opinions about the text. You both can voice your perspectives, thoughts, and feelings about it, which will open your mind to new interpretations and ways of understanding said text.

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