The Smart Start for 2nd Grade

smartStartIs your student ready for 2nd grade? How can you tell?

Simple: Can your student read fluently?

Reading fluency is the first step to comprehension. Together fluency and comprehension are the #1 indicators of future academic success. Reading builds knowledge, exposes students to proper grammar and exemplary writing techniques, helps develop writing skills, and develops essential critical thinking skills.

In other words, READING IS THE HOLY GRAIL!

Learn more about reading fluency and helping your student succeed here:

How can I help my student learn to read fluently?

I designed this Smart Start test for parents.

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Can your student read these sight words automatically?

Can your students read 68 words per minute with a 96% accuracy rate?

If not, take a look at what you need to do at home.

11 Ways Parents Can Help Their Children Read

 

 

 

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