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Try to read passages that asks questions at the end of the reading. Find a website that has books or passages to read and questions to answer following it. I also sometimes let her read the book and ask her to say the story in her own words. She doesn't do quite as well in explaining the content of the book. I found her very much accurate in answering the ...


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I actually had a similar question a couple years ago. What I've learned since then is you mostly just need to wait. Kids don't really hit the developmental milestones for fluent reading until around age 7 or 8. Schools are teaching it earlier now mostly due to political pressure, not due to that being the best timetable for the way kids naturally learn. ...


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I used to be a primary school teaching assistant. One of the things that may help comprehension is context. And by context I mean literary context. You can build up her 'context' bank by reading and then re-reading stories of a specific genre to her. E.g. we were taught (as teaching assistant's) that all those "Once upon a time" stories we heard as ...


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How about having her write some stories/paragraphs? Not necessarily about the particular book she's reading, but about any subject in general. Kids learn in different ways, and I have noticed that my first-grade speed-reader's reading comprehension improved when she started writing books for her little brother. There's also the tactic of taking the ...



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