How does one go about determining if a child, adolescent or teen is capable of understanding a given book?
This question was inspired by one posed on the Science Fiction Stack Exchange by a parent wondering about The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Through some commentary and discussion, he did clarify ...
My seven year old can read books for thirteen year olds and understand what she is reading. She has good fluency even while reading books for eleven year olds. Her vocabulary is that of a 16 or 17 ...
I have a seven year old son who is having a hard time "getting inspired" to read regularly. This is somewhat of a struggle for me as his older brother was reading Harry Potter at around his age and ...
My son is six years old, nearly finished with his first year of school. He reads pretty well, on par with his age I believe. What concerns me is he has difficulty answering basic questions about a ...
Reading in second language for a bilingual kid - how to approach a phonetic language vs. English phonics?
My kid goes to English public kindergarten and learns there to read and write in English. We live in USA. At home we speak Czech and Czech words are read as written with different phonetics. How long ...