Winter Session Enrolling Now! After-School or Weekend Classes Available.
Help Your Child Succeed as a Reader in 3rd Grade!
Long-Word Decoding Fluency Comprehension Vocabulary Love of Reading
What’s the Key to Succeeding in 3rd Grade?
Mastering the right reading skills.
Reading plays a huge role in your child’s experience in 3rd grade. Third graders need to learn a lot of important decoding, fluency, and comprehension skills. They’re expected to master new skills throughout the school year and build the confidence and stamina they need to read harder and harder books.
How Can You Make Sure Your Child Grows as a Reader?
It can be challenging – especially during the school year!
- How can you make sure your child masters core reading skills?
- How can you be confident your child is reading great books at the right level of challenge?
- Most importantly, how can you make sure your child gets the regular reading practice he or she needs, week after week?
An Enjoyable Solution
Our reading skills program provides the structure and support your child needs to make growing as a reader easy and enjoyable. Each week he or she will have a great time learning and practicing skills under the guidance of a terrific teacher. In this program, your child will read four wonderful books, so you can be sure that your child gets plenty of reading practice every week!
An Effective Result
How Our Programs Work
Our programs provide kids with a great experience reading and learning. We carefully structure the entire program to be manageable in the busiest of schedules, even when school is in session.
The Best Books
In this program, your child will have great experiences reading two outstanding chapter books. We’ve chosen these books because they are full of interesting characters and exciting storylines, and they’re written at the right level of challenge for kids in 3rd grade.
After-School Or Weekend Classes Once a Week
Once a week, your child will attend an exciting live online class led by an expert reading teacher. During every class, kids participate in engaging book discussions and fluency practice and learn valuable long-word decoding skills. Your child will look forward to attending week after week.
Student (and Parent) Support Between Classes
Between classes, your child will practice reading and complete fun interactive lessons that build core third-grade reading skills and instill confidence.
Throughout the program, you can schedule one-on-one appointments with the teacher to ask questions or get extra help. You’ll also have access to our on-demand “Helpline” for more help, even with schoolwork.
At the end of the program, you’ll receive a progress report from your teacher on how your child is doing, plus what your child should focus on next to continue growing as a reader.
Key 3rd Grade Reading Skills and Why They’re Important
3rd Grade Reading Skills Program
Your 3rd grader will read 2 chapter books carefully selected for the Winter Session. He or she will build fluency, comprehension, long-word decoding skills, and vocabulary. Your child’s love of reading will grow, along with the confidence to succeed in school.
Plus $39 Materials & Shipping
Family Discounts Available
Convenient and flexible program schedules. After-school or weekend options.
“My daughter came alive as a reader because of the teacher. She was fantastic: engaging, inclusive, and made an incredible connection with the kids.” – Tyenne, Parent of a 3rd Grader
How Do Institute of Reading Development Programs Compare to Other Options?
“The teacher was excellent – full of energy and joy. His animated teaching style was perfect for online classes.” – Elizabeth, Parent of a 3rd Grader
Recommended by 98% of Parents Whose Child Completed a Reading Skills Program
Be Sure Your Child Grows as a Reader
Reading Skills Program
Plus $39 Materials & Shipping
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Academically Endorsed Online Reading Programs
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Our Outstanding Teachers
Institute instructors understand the path students follow from being a pre-reader to a literate adult. Whether your child is struggling to keep up in school, already on track with reading, or exceeding expectations, your teacher will provide the encouragement and support your child needs to have a delightful reading experience and make excellent progress week after week.
Each teacher possesses a personal love of reading that makes a big difference in the way kids see their relationship to books. Your child will be inspired to participate fully and do his or her best in each class.