Reading comprehension – Now, what was that all about?

You can help your child to develop skills in reading comprehension. These skills will enable them to reflect on the text they have read and extend their understanding beyond literal interpretation to making inferences and deductions – ‘reading between the lines’. This blog post answers three questions: What is reading comprehension? Why is reading comprehension an important skill? How can I develop my child’s reading comprehension skills? 1. What is reading comprehension? Reading comprehension is an ability to read text and, more importantly,...

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