Integrating Daily Life with Reading Comprehension

February 12th, 2013 posted by Freda J. Glatt, M.S.

by Freda J. Glatt, M.S.

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There are many questions you can ask your child during common, daily activities that will reinforce their reading skills. Below are just a few scenarios, you’ll probably come up with a few of your own as well.

Riding Around Town

  • Have your child name beginning, middle, or ending letters and sounds for the names of stores, streets, and auto tags. Reverse the questioning by saying you see a store beginning with a certain letter or sound and ask your child which one it is.
  • Reinforce sequencing by telling a couple of letters in a store or street name and asking which one comes next.
  • Practice classifying by asking how many restaurants, clothing stores, pet stores, etc. your child sees on a block or in a shopping center. Instead of how many, ask your child to name them.
  • To reinforce adjectives and nouns, have your child describe what he sees using as many of the five senses as possible.
  • Take this opportunity to practice left and right!! When approaching an intersection, ask which way you are going to turn and do not accept “That way!” as an answer!

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