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How to ... support reading comprehension at home

Watch these videos about reading comprehension from our How to … series, designed to help parents better understand how readng comprehension is taught in school, and what you can do at home to support your child's reading development.

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Animation: What is comprehension?

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


Supporting your child's reading comprehension

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

Teacher video: teaching comprehension at school

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training film on comprehension

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