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Stuck at the reading level

My 6 years old daughter seem to be stuck at the reading level L (20-24) for several months now. These books are moderately hard to her in comprehension, easy in fluency and a bit too long. Yet she does not enjoy simpler books of level K or J any more. I wonder how to take her further in reading?

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Asked by ganna04 at 3:26 PM on Feb. 19, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • I would relax and let her take the lead, as long as she is reading then she will improve.

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 3:33 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Try reading together and then ask her open ended questions about the story. Also help with any words she may not understand.

    Answer by skittles1108 at 3:38 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • She is reading 1-2 books, sometimes daily, sometimes she does not. I felt that she skipped extremely fast every other level, but this one seem like she hit her highest possible level so far...I just feel maybe I do not sit with her enough...

    Comment by ganna04 (original poster) at 3:39 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • I have always read books with my kids at night. When I read with my daughter, I read a page and then she reads a page. After each chapter we stop and I have her tell me what just happened. The more she reads, the better she will get! Just make sure that you focus on fluency AND comprehension!

    Answer by missanc at 9:32 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Give it time. The more she is read and read to the better she will get. Once my dd took off, she really took off.

    Answer by buzymamaof3 at 9:41 AM on Feb. 20, 2011

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