A First-Hand Reading Experience with My Second Grader: A True Story

McSherry, Andrea
September 2008
Ohio Reading Teacher;Fall2008, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p43
Academic Journal
The article reports on a first-hand reading experience of a mother with her son. Andrea McSherry was blindsided when she learned that her son was only reading at a first grade level. She asked the professor of her son on what corrections can be done and the professor introduced the idea that children need a purpose for reading. She suggested that Jason needs to read the questions he will be answering before he reads the passage. The suggestion has made a difference in Jason's comprehension as he got a perfect score the next time.


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