Reading Strategies and Books for Struggling Readers | BrightlyHow can you help an older child who struggles with reading? Assess Reading Reading is a complex process. You can ask your public schools to test your child or get an outside-of-school evaluation. Ask your pediatrician or school to recommended a qualified specialist. Also, advocate for direct reading instruction. Get Out-of-School Support Find a qualified tutor or a special reading intervention class. Consider a brain-based intervention, like at Brain Highways , that works on underdeveloped parts of the brain that affect reading and writing.
Series Books that Will Turn Your Struggling Reader into a Voracious Reader
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From Wimpy Kid to gritty teen fiction, our round-up brings you some of the best books for encouraging a lifelong love of reading among children who are dyslexic or reluctant readers. If they run out of fingers before they get to the bottom of the page, the book is probably too hard for independent reading. Whatever the reason your child has struggled with reading in the past, choose a quiet environment to get them going with their new book, Flohr suggests — and have a drink a snack ready. If your child is really put off reading, perhaps start by reading to them or try an audio book — it will help bring stories to life. Or you could share the reading — taking the pages in turns. Get them to make pictures in their head as you or they read, and chat about those images.
Sarah Mackenzie. We have to remember that those early days of learning to read are difficult. Every child is different, and you never really know which series will work for which child. Chances are good that one of these series will do the trick, though. By the way, this is just one category of our Read-Aloud Booklist. Want FREE access to the whole thing? Choose any series from the list that you think may appeal to your young reader, and read the first one aloud.