Reading is a crucial foundational skill for all areas of academic success, including math and science. Beginning with decoding, phonics, pronunciation, and word recognition, we assist students in developing versatile fluency, along with complex comprehension and critical thinking skills.

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Reading Skills

  • Decoding
  • Phonics
  • Word recognition/association
  • Word Roots: Affixes, Prefixes, Suffixes
  • Building vocabulary
  • Understanding vocabulary in context
  • Reading fluency

Reading Comprehension

  • Summarizing/paraphrasing facts, arguments, evidence
  • Identifying main ideas
  • Drawing inferences, conclusions
  • Analysis/evaluation/critical thinking
  • Recognizing patterns
  • Literal/figurative meanings