Understanding Reading 101

  • Dr. Hollis Scarborough created this reading rope in 2001, after giving many lectures to parents on the complexities when learning how to read.  We are all unique with different experiences. The orange section involves language. The blue section are skills developed from preschool-early elementary.  As a reading interventionist I teach skills to build reading fluency.  By working together with classroom teachers and parents many students are able to achieve reading success in a short amount of time. 

Many Strands are woven into skilled reading, two strands, language comprehension and word recognition, weaving together