Below, you can find links to research, websites, and other helpful information about reading comprehension for parents, students, and teachers.


Helpful websites:

English for Everyone: Free reading comprehension practice passages for all levels 

Mr. Nussbaum: Reading Comprehension passages and quizzes

Interactive Reading Websites

The Reading Matrix: Interactive Reading Games

Mrs. Dowling's Reading Comprehension Skills Corner


Enchanted Learning: Resources and worksheets for all subjects

Mashable: 6 Sites that can create comics online

Starfall: Free phonics and reading help

Reading A-Z: Everything you need to teach someone to read

Teacher Planet: Worksheets for teachers and parents

Intervention Central: Intervention help and tips

Articles:
The Effects of Highlighting on Long Term Memory: Research showing that highlighting improves retention and reading comprehension

Highlighting While Reading: Article on how to highlight

Reading and Highlighting Tips: Gives different educators beliefs on highlighting

Highlighting Skills to Improve Comprehension: Teaching how to highlight


Other Resources:
Graphic organizer for questioning before, during, and after reading

Graphic organizer for sequencing

Activity sheet for sequencing with pictures

Descriptive text visual organizer on the branches of government

Visual story organizer

Brochure on reading comprehension and thinking strategies

Handout on reading comprehension and visual strategies

Flyer on reading comprehension and visual strategies

PowerPoint presentation on reading comprehension and thinking strategies:

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