Reading Skills for Students in Grades 5 through 8

How can we help middle school students who struggle with reading comprehension?

What reading skills and strategies do they need to know and use?

Audience:

General and special education teachers, key instructional leaders, curriculum coaches, and principals for grades 5–8.

Learn about:

  • Teaching language comprehension and word recognition.
  • Instructional strategies to increase students’ academic vocabulary across a range of academic disciplines.
  • Instructional strategies for improving students’ comprehension of non-fiction and fiction text.
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Terry Salinger, Ph.D., Institute Fellow and Chief Scientist for Literacy Research, AIR