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Suggestions for Summer Reading Help


Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension

Submitted by: Parent

Grade Level: Elementary School

Competency: Below Level

My fourth grade son is reading a little below level. Can you suggest any activities I can do with him this summer to improve his reading skills?



Summer is a good time to focus on getting your son’s reading skills up to grade level. Merit’s breaks down the learning process into understandable parts, so your son can master the skills he needs for next year.

Merit’s most popular programs for improving basic reading skills are Reading Comprehension Booster and Reading Shape-Up.

Reading Comprehension Booster; is designed for children in U.S. grades 3 through 5 (ages 8 and up), the software provides hands-on practice in exercises that improve reading comprehension.

Reading Shape-Up; is designed for students in U.S. grades 3 through 5 (ages 8 and up), the software helps students master specific reading skills: main idea, vocabulary, sequence, fact-opinion, factual recall, and inference.

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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