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Discovering newfound confidence in reading

No, it’s not your imagination — reading really picks up steam in 5th grade! 5th graders have reading-related assignments for almost every subject. Thankfully, our 5th grade tutors can provide reading help that inspires success across subjects. With our personal approach to learning and our fun rewards system, your child will feel good about building his or her vocabulary, reading fluency and newfound confidence. You’ll feel good about your decision to invest in your child’s future.

With our 5th grade reading tutoring, your child will learn key reading concepts and skills such as:


  • Read grade-level texts with accuracy
  • Read grade-levels texts aloud at a natural pace
  • Understand how punctuation impacts fluency

Explore Fluency tutoring subject



  • Determine the meaning of a word based on its use
  • Sort familiar words into categories based on their meaning (for example, colors, shapes, etc.)
  • Recognize base words and their inflections (for example, cook, cooks, cooked, cooking)
  • Identify the words that make up a contraction
  • Understand compound words
  • Identify common synonyms, antonyms, and homonyms
  • Use knowledge of the root of a word to determine its meaning

Explore Vocabulary Tutoring subject  


Reading Comprehension

  • Identify the main concept and supporting details of a text
  • Determine what will happen next in a reading selection
  • Relate experiences in a text with real-life experiences and events
  • Ask meaningful questions in order to understand text
  • Answer questions about a text after reading it
  • And much more based on your child's unique reading needs…

Explore Reading Comprehension Tutoring subject

Reading tutoring by grade levels

Our reading programs offer instruction in common topics like phonics and reading comprehension to help your student gain confidence in reading. (Watch them succeed in all subject areas!)


What our parents and students are saying:

“Sylvan has been very supportive with my child’s needs and has greatly improved her grades and confidence.”

Geoff B., Math/Algebra Edge

Start your child on the path to academic success today

Give us a call at (888) 338-2283 or fill out the form to discuss your child’s learning goals and schedule our Insight™ Assessment to accurately determine where your child stands academically.


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