Reading Comprehension

RedShelf Review 2020 – How Does It Work

RedShelf Review 2020 – How Does It Work

A Chicago based Ed-Tech Company, RedShelf was founded in 2012 and has been one of the fastest-growing private businesses in the country. Designed with students in mind, RedShelf is an online book store for textbooks. There is far more to RedShelf than just purchasing textbooks. The multiple features are designed for easier access and study tips for students. However, not everyone is a RedShelf fan.
What is RedShelf?
Read and study from home. RedShelf is an online textbook …

Best 4th Grade Reading Comprehension Books

Best 4th Grade Reading Comprehension Books

The fourth grade is an important and exciting year for kids, teachers, and parents. It is the time when parents have to trust their children more and let them explore on their own. Especially when it comes to school, but this does not mean that parents can not help when their child needs support with fourth-year reading comprehension at home.
Creating a reading atmosphere at home with a comfortable reading chair and your child’s favorite book will help your child to feel more comfortable when reading.
Teachers do their best to help students when they struggle with …

Choose Your Own Adventure Books For Adults

Choose Your Own Adventure Books For Adults

Ask anyone writing a book, and they’ll tell you that coming up with a classic run-of-the-mill ending is hard. Yet, there is a specific genre of books that challenges this idea and provides that a book should have dozens of potential endings–more than that–a reader should have control over the plot and endings along the way. This genre is known lovingly as “choose your own adventure.”
“Choose Your Own Adventure” Books at a glance.

To Be or Not To Be: A Chooseable-Path…

What is a Living Book

What is a Living Book

A living book is a book that comes alive. The author writes with a passion that makes you want to keep reading. It is often written in narrative form and almost conversational. It is incredibly well-written with longer, more detailed sentences. Living books touch emotions, and visualizing what is written is easy. Ideas are a big part of the book. These ideas show characters who have critical thinking skills and think outside the box. Living books are excellent teaching resources to practice the student’s reading comprehension and to grasp their attention. It can be used as a discussion starter.
Living books at a glance

The Best Time Travel Books

The Best Time Travel Books

Time travel was always one of sci-fi storytelling’s greatest tropes. The ultimate fantasy of going back to relive history or seeing the world long after your time can be some of the most alluring tales told on account of their limitless possibilities.
Time travel books can go in any direction, from swashbuckling adventures to dark dystopian worlds. In these stories, you can find brave heroes seeking to set right what once went wrong. Or you find evil villains looking to bend time to their wills.
You can get all books on Amazon or …

The 10 Best Dean Koontz Books

The 10 Best Dean Koontz Books

Whether you’re seeking thrilling suspense, alluring mystery, or fast-paced sci-fi action, the stories by Dean Koontz will grip you with every word. As the creator of many New York Times #1 Bestsellers, Dean Koontz is one of the most popular authors around.
He sold over 450 million copies. He inspired many film adaptations, and he captured the minds of all those reading. Within his works, you’ll find heroes that are optimistic and compassionate. They are ready to brave the real horrors and shockingly dark secrets that Koontz has woven into their worlds. Fall back in your reading chair and let find…

Vooks – Animated Story Books

Vooks – Animated Story Books

What is Vooks?
I heard about Vooks a while ago, but only recently, I had a closer look at the app as they currently offer a one-year free subscription to all teachers.

Vooks is a subscription-based streaming service that brings children’s books with animated illustrations and read-aloud stories to life. Its purpose is to promote the love for reading at a very early age. Thorugh …

5th Grade Reading Comprehension

5th Grade Reading Comprehension

Strategies to Improve 5th Grade Reading Comprehension
You might not have signed up for chalk stains on your pants or recess duty, but if you want to improve and advance 5th-grade reading comprehension skills of your child, its time to start thinking like a teacher. I mean, it is essential for the parent and educate themselves on the skills and strategies that teachers employ when preparing students to read and make sense out of what they have just read. And though reading comprehension…

4th Grade Reading Comprehension

4th Grade Reading Comprehension

Indeed, 4th grade is a big transition for students as they begin moving from just learning to read and understand. In fourth grade, students begin to read more challenging texts. For this reason, it is a natural thing for teachers and parents to want to help their children and students avoid the so-called “4th-grade slump” when 4th-grade reading comprehension seems to go down the drain.
Though reading comprehension is the simple act of understanding and making sense out of the text, it is also more of an interactive skill necessary before, during, and after reading a text, …

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension

2nd Grade Reading Comprehension

2nd grade is the stage when most young readers begin moving beyond the basics of decoding text into reading fluency and comprehension. 2nd-grade reading comprehension is an essential hallmark in their learning process. It determines whether they will be successful in their subsequent learning activities or not.
For this reason, it is essential to ensure that your child has a strong background. It allows them to seamlessly and effortlessly tackle other learning activities that heavily rely on reading comprehension. And here’s how.
But First and Foremost, What is Reading Comprehension?
Well, in simple terms, we can define this as the connection to reading. Reading comprehension is …

1st Grade Reading Comprehension

1st Grade Reading Comprehension

First grade represents an important and exciting transition as kids leave behind most of the fun and games of kindergarten and preschool and begin to learn academic-oriented skills. As your child transitions to a more extensive learning extension, it is not uncommon to get tired and bored, which can result in difficulties focusing and absorbing content. Well, that’s normal! Even so, they need to learn how to read, you should not rush and force it. It does represents a crucial and essential part of their learning process and academic success but if the child get demotivated, the learning process will be even slower. The problem is, 1st-grade reading comprehension can be daunting and intimidating for a first…