Teaching Reading

How to Find the Main Idea

How to Find the Main Idea in 4 steps

The Main Idea The main idea is the point of the paragraph. It is the most important thought about the topic. To figure out the main idea, ask yourself this question: What is being said about the person, thing, or idea? The author can locate it in different places within a paragraph. It is usually …

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Stages for Teaching Reading

3 Stages for Teaching Reading

What’s Reading? Reading is a process involving word recognition, comprehension and fluency. Word recognition is the ability of a reader to recognize written words correctly. Comprehension is the abilty the ability to read text, process it, and understand its meaning. Fluency is the abilty to read a text accurately and quickly Stages for Teaching Reading There …

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Guessing Meaning From Context

Guessing Meaning From Context

Guessing Meaning from Context Guessing Meaning from Context means work out what it means from the words that are around it and from the topic of the paragraph. Types of Context Clues Context clues are words or phrases in the sentence or paragraph that help the reader to figure out the meaning of the unknown …

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Dream House

Reading Exercises: How to Describe My Dream House

My dream house has lots of rooms and windows. It has a big red front door .There is a huge living room with comfortable sofas and enormous TV screen on the wall for my family and I to spend time together.