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How to… support reading comprehension at home

These reading comprehension videos will help you understand how reading comprehension is taught in school, and what you can do to support your child's reading.

These videos are part of our How to… series. Also available in the How to... series: Grammar | Phonics | Maths

Animation: What is comprehension?

An introduction to reading comprehension. Explore how children build their understanding of a text using background knowledge, vocabulary, language structures, and inference.


Supporting your child's reading comprehension

Learn how to develop your child's reading comprehension at home.

Teacher video: Teaching comprehension at school

Charlotte Raby teacher 
training film on comprehension

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