5 reading skills kids need before grade 3
Beloved children’s book author Beverly Cleary once said, “One rainy Sunday when I was in third grade, I picked up a book to look at the pictures and discovered that even though I did not want to, I was reading. I have been a reader ever since.”
Third grade is a pivotal time in a child’s education, especially when it comes to reading. It’s when standardized testing begins and students are expected to be fluent readers, ready to read different types of fiction and nonfiction, learn how to identify characters in a story, and more.View article
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