My Courses

Word Reading Skills and Language Comprehension

The purpose of reading is to understand what you are reading. Reading comprehension improves your life. The Simple View of Reading says that reading comprehension is the product of word recognition times oral language comprehension. My reading program focuses on both.

Beginning Word Reading

• K-4th Grade
• Beginning and struggling readers
• Phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency

Advanced Word Reading

• 2nd – 8th Grade
• Struggling and advanced readers
• Multisyllabic word reading skills
• Latin and Greek word roots
• Vocabulary, multiple meanings, idioms

Reading Coaching

• 2nd – 8th Grade
• Writing about reading
• Book conversations
• Shared reading
• Language comprehension


• K-5th Grade
• Beginning Italian and culture
• Group classes – Italian for kids!