Monitor Reading Progress- FREE Comprehension Strategy Forms

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These free resources are great to use for monitoring your homeschool’s progress with comprehension strategies throughout the year. The form lists the metacognitive strategies and comprehension skills along with observable data to capture growth. The forms are helpful for planning your  instruction as well as keeping RTI data. There is a rubric for you to document your child’s current […]

FREE Printable Level 2 Phonics-Based Reading Passages

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Keep your young learners engaged with these awesome tips and free printable phonics reading passages for Level 2 readers. The phonics activities incorporate learning strategies with simple instructions and interactive activities that improve literacy development. The free phonics based reading passages fluency and skill based reading comprehension notebook includes comprehension, fluency, vocabulary and writing. These […]

10 Tips to Help Kids Understand What They Read

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Reading comprehension is an essential skill for young learners. Sometimes kids read just to get it over with. However, that is not what we need to encourage as parents. Its hard for us to gauge what are kids are understanding without being proactive about it. Read about these 10 things to try when learners don’t […]

FREE Printable Comprehension Book Lists and Strategies

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Teaching comprehension reading strategies can help learners understand text. This post explains how it is helpful for readers,particularly if they are struggling, to separate the comprehension skills and break them down into meaningful steps. Grab this free printable comprehension book list to explore some picture books that fit each type of comprehension strategy.Click here for […]

FREE Phonics Reading Passages (Level 2)

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Phonics reading passages help students drastically improve their literacy development. Use these free phonics-based reading passages for fluency, skill-based reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing to last through the entire year. Also, check out the tips and tricks to keep young learners engaged and learning while having some fun. These phonics activities and learning strategies are simple and interactive, making it worthwhile […]

FREE 30 Page Reading Comprehension Work Bundle

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This free reading comprehension work bundle is for kindergarteners and beginning readers to help them sharpen their reading and comprehension skills. There are 15 color and 15 black & white pages of reading comprehension worksheets. Each page contains 3 to 4 sentences passage, a related picture, and 3 multiple choice questions. Don’t miss out on […]

FREE Reading Fiction Graphic Organizers

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These fiction graphic organizers are great tools for providing your students opportunities to work on fiction reading comprehension. This freebie includes 4 graphic organizers to help with reading fiction. The 4 Fiction Graphic Organizers includes character topics of Setting: Visualize It!, Character Mind Takeover: “In_________’s Shoes”, Analyze Character: Traits, Actions, Motivations & Feelings, and Dialogue: Making Character Inferences. […]

FREE Reading Comprehension Strategies for Kids

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Explore these nine reading comprehension strategies to help your child learn and grow as a reader. Teaching reading comprehension can be super hard if your child is a struggling reader. Comprehension is a combination of reading, thinking, and reasoning. It isn’t simple to teach this at times and it isn’t easy to teach for children who learn differently or […]

FREE Printable Comprehension Book List

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Use this free printable comprehension book list to find some books for working on comprehension strategies or skills with your learners. Once my son started reading, I quickly understood that although he was reading the words, he didn’t quite get what he was reading about. Once I he started reading more fluently, I knew it was time […]