Headsprout Reading Comprehension

Does your child read, but struggle with comprehension?

Headsprout Reading Comprehension teaches children how to comprehend what they read. It provides elementary readers with engaging instruction in how to read for meaning and how to apply these skills across subject areas and on standardized tests.

Headsprout Reading Comprehension includes:

  • 50, 30-minute online lessons which teach students strategies to master the four main components of comprehension:
    • Finding facts
    • Making inferences
    • Identifying themes and the “main idea”
    • Learning vocabulary in context
      • Makes learning new vocabulary fast and easy with our proprietary vocabulary acquisition system.
  • Individualized, adaptive instruction, not just practice answering questions, as students are actually taught how to comprehend and the reason for learning comprehension
  • Increasing passage complexity as the program progresses to include more complex sentences and longer passages, more answer choices and more variation in questions. Passages and vocabulary teach a variety of subjects and include: tables of contents, headings, maps, and measurement: scales, rulers and charts
  • Automated progress reports that show what your child is learning

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Does your child need more help learning to read?

Headsprout Early Reading makes the perfect foundation for Headsprout Reading Comprehension.

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If you are looking for Headsprout Early Reading for grades K - 2, click here.

  • Success!

    “I have never found any product of any kind that I was more enthusiastic about… Headsprout is absolutely wonderful! It pre-teaches, teaches, and then reviews what has been taught…all in a delightful package of fun and entertainment — that just happens to be terrific at teaching reading, too!”

  • Don’t know your child’s reading level?

    Try the Headsprout Reading Test to see if Headsprout Early Reading or Headsprout Reading Comprehension is right for them!

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  • Our Mission.
    Our Results.

    Headsprout wants every child to be a capable, confident reader! We have developed a patented, adaptive instructional process to ensure every child learns.

    “In sum, the content and design of Headsprout Early Reading reflect scientific research with an abundance of instructional strategies in phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension… Weaknesses Noted: None.”

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