How Do You Increase Critical Reading Comprehension?
Critical reading comprehension centers around gaining a better understanding of the text you are reading. As you comprehend a passage of text, words are decoded and associated with their meaning in your memory. You can increase your critical comprehension by incorporating the basic fundamentals of reading with some added techniques. By absorbing the information you read, and recalling it later, you can use it effectively in every aspect of your life. Get an age-appropriate reading assessment at your school district English program or other educational agency, such as an adult education class. Visit the U.S. Department of Education website, where you can find a program in your state to help increase your reading skills (see Resources below). Schedule a meeting with a tutor to evaluate you or your child. More information about tutors can be found at the U.S. Department of Education website. Select a book to read. Use exercises to increase critical comprehension such as making personal co