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Staying focused while reading

QUESTION:

Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension

Submitted by: Parent

Grade Level: High School

Competency: Below Level

My son readily admits he has difficulty staying focused when reading. When he can struggle through, he can understand what he just read and can correctly answer questions if given immediately after the reading. A day or two later is a real struggle.

 

ANSWER:

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 for Upper Grades. The program helps students improve their reading comprehension and develops their ability to make inferences. It is designed for students who read at 8th through 11th grade levels.

Merit Software's Solutions lists many more programs can help with your educational success. For a complete list, please visit Merit Solutions.

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