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Find out how to help with reading strategies and reading comprehension. Many educational jurisdictions do not have the luxury of a reading intervention program such as Reading Recovery, Animated Literacy, First Steps etc. The strategies found here will help to support low level readers in the regular classroom.
These strategies are to be used in the regular classroom to support readers at risk and special needs children. This is not a Language Arts program. This is a supplemental reading program to assist struggling readers. The goal is to have your reluctant or struggling readers become confident and independent readers.