7 Elementary Reading (K-6th) Tutorials

These Elementary Reading (K-6th) tutorials are written by experienced educators, all of whom also offer private tutoring lessons. Get the Elementary Reading (K-6th) help you need, whether through these tutorials or through private tutoring lessons.

The Main Idea

The most important idea of any item of reading is “THE MAIN IDEA”. But what is “THE MAIN IDEA”? The Main Idea is the main point of a paragraph, or rather what the paragraph is mostly about. Finding The Main Idea could be as simple as a slice of pizza! All the toppings and ingredients…

Student unmotivated to read?

This tutorial is a strategy I have learned from colleagues about how to get students more motivated to read.

How To Improve K-6 Student Reading Skills

The problem with reading comprehension for K-6 students is that a student needs and understanding of the words that the student reads. Students cannot read words they do not know or recognize. The solution is to build up the student’s vocabulary and recognition of “sight words” – words that a student knows when they see…

How to Study Your Spelling Words

Spelling can be challenging. If you practice using a spelling strategy then you can become great at spelling! The Spelling Method you will use is easy and can be fun. You can spell the words with a partner, group or all by yourself.

What is up with GH?

When these two letters get together, they never sound like they’re supposed to. What sound do you think they are supposed to make? When they are in the middle of a word they don’t make a sound. Like in these words: Might, light,frighten, taught, naughty, caught Can you think of any other words where gh…

Sounding out a word

Words are easy to sound them out if the student focuses on the details of the word, for example the word “part”

Reading for Information vs Reading for Comprehension

Elementary students have a very open mind which is just beginning to focus on the academic process. When reading, most elementary students think about how the information affects them or integrates into what they already know. When focusing on reading to answer questions, you have to train their minds to think only about what the…