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Merit Question and Answer
5th grade test scores, but in 7th grade


Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension

Submitted by: Parent

Grade Level: Middle School

Competency: At Level

My son is 13 and in the 7th grade. He is scoring at 5th grade level in reading and language skills.



Thanks for your inquiry. We’ve helped many students improve their reading comprehension.

Our most popular program for this purpose is Developing Critical Thinking Skills for Effective Reading. The program helps students improve their reading comprehension and develops their ability to make inferences. It is designed for students who read at 5th through 8th grade levels.

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