Four Keys to Comprehension, According to the Science of Reading


The Science of Reading is gaining popularity as more school districts are turning to it to inform their instructional decisions. So, what is the Science of Reading and how can it be leveraged to support reading comprehension? We explore 4 key ways in our latest guide.

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Build background knowledge and foster connections
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Build vocabulary in context and with targeted practice
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Equip teachers with meaningful comprehension strategies

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More school districts are looking to the Science of Reading to inform their instructional decisions. Yet, often they focus too much on decoding, leaving out essential discussions about reading comprehension. To develop successful readers, resources and strategies that build comprehension skills are equally as important.

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4 Keys to comprehension, according to the Science of Reading

The Science of Reading is gaining popularity as more school districts are turning to it to inform their instructional decisions. So, what is the Science of Reading and how can it be leveraged to support reading comprehension? We explore 4 key ways in our latest guide.