HOW DO WE LEARN TO READ?
WHAT SKILLS DO WE NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL READERS?
There are specific reading skills, or domains, that a child needs to master in order to become a successful reader. They need to be able to decode written language (sound out familiar and unfamiliar words) and comprehend oral language (understand what words mean and how language works).
A SIMPLE VIEW OF READING
8 MAIN READING SKILLS
Scroll down to see a description of 8 main reading skills, and click on any of them to learn more about that skill and find resources and activities to support your child in developing that particular skill.
AMPLIFY VIDEO SERIES
This animated video series breaks down what the brain does in order to read.
Join Minh on his journey as his babysitter Mara, helps him cultivate a love for reading and understanding the Science of Reading. Series includes 13 episodes you don't want miss!
Captions and Languages
To watch videos with subtitles: Click the settings icon in the lower righthand corner, next click “subtitles,” and then “English.” To see subtitles in another language, after selecting English, next click “auto-translate” and then select the language of your choice.