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Welcome to the International Reading Association

Welcome to the International Reading Association

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Enhancing Comprehension: Reading Skills in Middle School Middle school is the time your child develops the sophisticated reading skills that allow him to analyze literature and master the content of the entire curriculum — social studies, science, math, health, and foreign languages. Reading becomes a powerful tool to find information, make sense of complex material, and find enjoyment in literature and popular media. Middle-school instruction therefore focuses on refining and strengthening existing skills. Where Can I Experience Spritz? Read the Entire Internet with Spritz – Download the Spritzlet Are you ready to spritz the whole internet from the comfort of your desktop browser? A bookmarklet is a piece of software that you use in conjunction with your browser to interact with webpages. Spritz created the Spritzlet to help people spritz all of the websites that they visit. Click here to get the Spritzlet. Applications – iOS

50 Creative Writing Topics for kids Updated 9/15 Materials: Paper, pens/pencils, markers/crayons Creative writing is a great way for children to express themselves. How do you get kids to want to write without complaining? Give them fun topics which they will learn about themselves while writing.

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