It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children. 7 Keys to Comprehensionis the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachersthose who aren'talreadyusing this valuable programpractical, thoughtful advice about the seven simple thinking strategies that proficient readers use: Connecting reading to their background knowledge Creating sensory images Asking questions Drawing inferences Determining what's important Synthesizing ideas Solving problems Easily understood, easily applied, and proven successful, this essential educational tool helps parents and teachers to turn reading into a fun and rewarding adventure.Zimmermann, Susan is the author of '7 Keys to Comprehension How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!', published 2003 under ISBN 9780761515494 and ISBN 0761515496.