Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension
Submitted by: Parent
Grade Level: Middle School
Competency: Below Level
I have a 12 year old (8th grade) who struggles in school. With alot of help from me, she is able to keep a low B average, but she wants better. She is active in school activities and is afraid her grades will someday affect that. We know that the problem is reading comprehension. She reads on a 4.6-5.2 reading level and her title one teacher says one of her problems is vocabulary. She scores below standards on her writing assesment test so I know her writing skills need attention. I have known of this problem for years and have struggled with what to do about it. The school is not overly concerned because she is only a little behind, so they are no real help. But the superintendent did some research for me and suggested I look into your software. I am thinking about ordering the 2005 Intermediate Skills Pack. What can you tell me about it. Also I am confused about the ordering information. I might like to call someone and order over the phone but is it cheaper to order online. Any information you can give me would be greatly appreciated. I have about made myself sick worrying about her reading. At sometime, the B's won't hold. We need help now. Thank You. Kim
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 Set 2. The program helps students improve their reading comprehension and develops their ability to make inferences. It is designed for students who read at 7th through 8th grade levels.
We've also helped many students improve their vocabulary skills. Our most popular program for this purpose is Vocabulary Stretch. Vocabulary Stretch is vocabulary building software that helps students recognize words in different contexts and understand where many English words come from. It is designed for students in grades 4 through 10. You can find out more about both of these by clicking on the links below. You can also call us at 800-753-6488.
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