• 5 Great Comprehension Strategies to Help Your Child Build Comprehension:


    1. When reading to your child, stop periodically and say, “Let’s see if we remember what I just read. Think about who the story was about and what happened.” Do this 3 or 4 times throughout the story.


    2. Place sticky notes to signal different stopping places in the story where your child can stop and jot a prediction or a question.


    3. Encourage your child to use prior knowledge to make connections to the text.


    4.  Model backing up and rereading when meaning breaks down.



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    5. Model making vivid pictures in your mind and verbalize these mental image during reading.