Dr. Donnelly EDCI 3000 Article 8 Most of the things that we read during school and life have a purpose to give people new information. A lot of readers and people in general struggle with comprehending the things that they read. If a child is reading for comprehension in their class, this is a major problem. It is necessary to catch the inability to comprehend reading as early as possible so that the problem does not build on itself. There are four ways that this article gives teachers to help improve children’s comprehension of what they read from an early age. One way to bring up a child to comprehend what they read is to expose them to different opportunities to be able to comprehend informational text. If a child does not read any informational texts before they are in the third grade, they will most likely struggle with researching for any type of paper. Students who have the option to read these books might take an early interest in them. Reading informational texts helps with increasing a child's vocabulary.
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