For 6th - 8th graders


Frequently Asked Questions
(Click on any question to view its answer.)

  • For Students

1.  I read a lot of novels already. Why should I also read informational nonfiction passages?

The passages you’ll frequently encounter in your classes and on standardized tests, such as the SAT and ACT, may differ in style and content from novels and stories. To improve your comprehension of academic writing, you have to practice reading and analyzing nonfiction every day. Our daily informational reading practice will give you the comprehensive critical reading skills you need to be an outstanding student.

2.  I get good grades in my English class. Doesn’t that mean my reading comprehension skills are good enough already?
3.  Can’t I just read more nonfiction on my own to improve my nonfiction reading skills?
4.  What do the different levels signify in each of three Informational Nonfiction Reading programs?
5.  Where do the reading passages come from?
6.  What are the reading passages about?
7.  What will happen to the main passages if I skip reading them? Will they disappear?
8.  Why do I have to read each passage three times before answering the questions?
9.  Can I get help one-on-one if I have a question about the passages or the reading comprehension problems?
10.  How long will it take me to complete a daily nonfiction reading assignment?
11.  According to the announcement of the College Board, questions about literature   passages will also be included in the Redesigned SAT. Will I be given any chance to
  experience reading and analyzing such literary passages in the ReadingCare
  programs?

  • For Parents

1.  Who writes the tutorial sections and the multiple-choice quizzes?
The tutorial sections and quizzes are created by graduates of Harvard and Yale. These specialists use their extensive knowledge and educational skills to provide the best learning experience possible.
2.  I’ve heard a lot about Common Core Standards. Will your Informational Nonfiction Reading programs help my child meet these new standards at school?
3.  Tell me more about the purpose of the reading comprehension problems that accompany each passage.
4.  As a parent, how can I help my child get the most out of the ReadingCare programs?