Many students get a problem with reading and comprehension. Due to poor reading and they get frustrated and get poor grades.
When they can’t read properly or can’t understand the meaning of what they learn or what they read, they are not able to memorize it for a long time and they write wrong words according to their pronunciation, which can cause poor grades. Improving reading comprehension takes time, effort and practice but can be done.
Reading comprehension is a level of understanding a message.
An ability to read words, sentences, and paragraphs and understanding the overall meaning. It is the act of understanding what you are reading.
Decoding, fluency, and vocabulary skills are important components of reading comprehension.
As you begin to read daily. You’ll find that your child’s comprehension will become easier and reading will become more interesting and this will improve your reading comprehension skills.
Here are some ways to encourage reading comprehension skills in your child.
Find Book They’ll Like
The fact of low comprehension is that the student is not interested in what he or she is reading. They read more if they read the book they like. It becomes easier to practice reading when your child is actually interested in reading that book.
The student gains a better understanding of what they are reading by hearing the words out loud. By reading loud they are able to get in their head of what they are reading.
Re-reading those parts which are confusing can help to gain a complete picture of what he or she is reading. They start understanding or start connecting things by revisiting sentences or paragraphs. Pre-reading previous sections can help you to memorize and it helps you to interpret the next section.
Using Finger To Follow
Many students forgot where they are while reading and they get troubled.
They should use a ruler or their finger to follow along with their reading.
It will be easier for them to read.
Improve Your Vocabulary
While reading they are many unfamiliar words. They must be able to understand those words before understanding the whole text.
Try to encourage your child to note down those words and try to find their meaning from the dictionary and find ways to analyze that word in sentences.
You can help to build essential comprehension skills by using them in everyday activities and talking about what they read.
Summarize Main Points
Summarize or take a recap of the main points after reading. Try to understand all the points in your own language, whatever you have read or as a parent try to explain them in their language to ensure that they understand what they read.
Get A Reading Tutor
Practicing daily can your child’s reading comprehension skills or by appointing a reading comprehension tutor can improve their skills even more.
It is really important to have excellent reading comprehension skills. It will not help them academically but also help them professionally or in their personal lives.