7 Keys to Comprehension

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7 Keys to Comprehension

How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!

By Susan Zimmermann; Chryse Hutchins

Harmony, Paperback, 9780761515494, 224pp.

Publication Date: July 22, 2003

It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children.
7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers those who aren't "already" using this valuable program practical, thoughtful advice about the seven simple thinking strategies that proficient readers use:
Connecting reading to their background knowledge
Creating sensory images
Asking questions
Drawing inferences
Determining what's important
Synthesizing ideas
Solving problems
Easily understood, easily applied, and proven successful, this essential educational tool helps parents and teachers to turn reading into a fun and rewarding adventure.