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Best Reading Comprehension Apps

Communication is one of the first lessons parents teach their kids. When parents converse with their kids, they tend to user simpler English or any other language they are comfortable speaking with. This is so that their kid would be able to recognise, remember and understand the meaning of the words.

Literacy has always been of utmost importance when it comes to children’s learning development and journey. Therefore, it is unsurprising that many parents today place great importance on their child’s literacy standard.

In order to save costs and be able to better control and monitor their child’s learning progress, parents have come up with several ways to improve their child’s reading comprehension skills. The most common way is to some fun reading comprehension apps to spark their child’s interest in words. These reading comprehension apps and games will help your kids build the skills they need to become better readers and have fun in the process.

Here is a list of some of the best apps to help improve your kid’s reading comprehension.

Accomplish Reading

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Accomplish Reading app is a simple app to help children improve their reading comprehension. After reading a number of sentences, children are asked to agree or disagree as to whether the sentence makes sense. Clicking on the correct answer moves the children onto the next sentence however, if they get it wrong they are prompted to re-read the sentence and try again.

The whole point of the app and the process of re-reading is to teach users the importance of re-reading sentences to gain an understanding and improvement on reading comprehension. The app also provides personalised feedback and progress reports for each of the users on the app. If you are looking for a good, reliable reading comprehension app, this is the one.


Reading Comprehension Prep

( iPhone, iPad )

This app is most advanced reading comprehension app in the App Store for free. It is for older readers and contains 12 stories, fiction and nonfiction to develop comprehension skills. Their Reading Comprehension series was designed for children and family looking for an advantage in solidifying their reading and understanding skills.



Reading Eggs - Learn to Read

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Reading Eggs lessons and activities provides reading comprehension help. Each lesson ends with the reading of an ebook, and children are required to answer comprehension questions and monitor their own comprehension when they complete activities and revisit texts. Children get to practice their comprehension skills. Using this app, children learn a range of comprehension strategies that enable them to access increasingly difficult and challenging literature and nonfiction texts.



Reading Trainer

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Reading Trainer is one of the most popular reading comprehension apps. Reading Trainer improves comprehension by tackling reading fluency. When students read more easily, they are free to retain and process more of the content of the text. This app offers 12 different games and exercises designed to improve coordination of eye movements, increase rapid recognition of letters and numbers, and more.


StoryBuilder for iPad

( iPhone, iPad )

Using Story Builder will require children to organize their thoughts in a sequence that will make the story easy to follow for readers. Language-arts tool for kids who need to improve their sentence formation, storytelling, and speaking, and can be used in special needs classrooms. Skills like, word choice, sentence structure, and organizational strategies are key - even when dictating a story into the app.


News-O-Matic EDU

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

News-O-Matic delivers 5 current event news articles covering a variety of topics to students every day. News-O-Matic offer stories of interest to kids and make serious events more digestible. Each day teachers get a guide via email that has discussion questions, assessment questions correlated to Common Core State Standards, and more.