Tag Archives: reading comprehension

Games for Students to Help Build Comprehension : Teaching With Games

Games for Students to Help Build Comprehension : Teaching With Games

Subscribe Now: Watch More: Certain games are great for helping your students build upon their existing reading comprehension. Find out about games for students to help build comprehension with help from an experienced teacher in this free video clip. Expert: Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster Bio: Cristina Gutierrez-Brewster has successfully improved the reading and writing skills of fifth-through-eighth grade, inner-city youths for six years. Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz Series Description: Being a teacher doesn’t… Read Article →

10 Tips to Improve Your Reading Comprehension

10 Tips to Improve Your Reading Comprehension

10 Tips to Improve Your Reading Comprehension 1. “Never read a book without a pen in your hand.” ~ Benjamin Franklin – That’s great advice whether you write in your books or take notes in a notebook. Personally, I write, scribble, highlight, argue and draw symbols in all my books. 2. Read a whole paragraph / section BEFORE you stop to highlight or take a note. Don’t stop right when… Read Article →

Elementary Education : How to Help Kids Learn to Tell Time

Elementary Education : How to Help Kids Learn to Tell Time

In order to help children to tell time, it’s important to let them know what time it is throughout the day. Teach children about time by getting them to remember when their favorite cartoon comes on TV with help from a state-certified teacher in this free video on helping kids learn to tell time. Expert: Ileana Padilla-Boyd Contact: www.brightstartstutoring.com Bio: Ileana Padilla-Boyd is the director of Bright Starts, an education… Read Article →

Plot Mountain! | The Plot Diagram Song | Scratch Garden

Plot Mountain! | The Plot Diagram Song | Scratch Garden

The Plot Diagram song will help you increase your storytelling power and learn the elements of plot. A ‘plot mountain’ diagram is often used when learning storytelling or teaching story elements. This video is a very useful introduction to story and plot elements, and a must for your English lesson or Language Arts class! Join our characters on a story adventure as they try and climb to the top of… Read Article →

Parts of a Story | Language Arts Song for Kids | English for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Parts of a Story | Language Arts Song for Kids | English for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Elements of a story, story retelling. Parts of a story song. Learn about the important parts of a story. Story retelling is a critical skill for reading comprehension. Sing along with Jack Hartmann. Learn that a story has a beginning, a middle and an end. Every story has characters,settings and a main idea. Sing along with Jack and increase your reading comprehension and story retelling skills. Learn about the parts… Read Article →

SELECTIVE/SCHOLARSHIP READING COMPREHENSION POETRY

SELECTIVE/SCHOLARSHIP READING COMPREHENSION POETRY

In-depth analysis of Poem, breaking down the emotions. For more analysis videos like and the free 7 Steps to Selective/Scholarship Mastery: hi everyone and welcome to the third video in the poetry module today we'll be going through another poem called smugglers okay so this poem is about migrants adapting to a new country when entering a new country migrants may be asked to produce evidence of their health such… Read Article →

What Scores Do You Need To Get Into A Selective School? Some Case Studies

What Scores Do You Need To Get Into A Selective School? Some Case Studies

In this video, we compare different results from three students who attended classes at Spectrum Tuition, sat our mock exam then went on to gain entry to a selective school. The results may surprise you. How do you compare? Here is your chance to sit a full length mock exam BEFORE the actual test day. The mock exam bundle includes: 1 x full Selective Schools exam package – covering all… Read Article →

Drama Games for Primary School Children : Preschool Education & Beyond

Drama Games for Primary School Children : Preschool Education & Beyond

Subscribe Now: Watch More: Drama games for primary school children can involve techniques like “waiting for the bus.” Find out about drama games for primary school children with help from an experienced educator in this free video clip. Expert: Tiffany Overton Filmmaker: Brandon Gonzales Series Description: Preschool education is a great way to teach kids to start developing positive learning habits from an early age. Find out about preschool education… Read Article →

Power in Literature, Short Stories Part 4: Plot

Power in Literature, Short Stories Part 4: Plot

What is plot? What does a plot look like? This video explores the role of the plot in literature and uses Freytag’s Pyramid to outline the plot of Ray Bradbury’s short story “The Veldt” from exposition to dénouement. We speak student! Power in Literature: Plot a la Shmoop. We've thought through symbols, settings, and themes. so one of the words that we've used a couple times is plot What is… Read Article →

7 key strategies for all parts of scholarship and selective school tests

7 key strategies for all parts of scholarship and selective school tests

This video goes through a sample test question for each part of scholarship tests and selective schools tests – we look at 1 key strategy your child needs to know for abstract/non verbal reasoning, reading comprehension, narrative writing, creative writing, maths, verbal and numerical reasoning! in this video we're going to go through seven must know tactics to ace your selective school or scholarship test let's start with the first… Read Article →