The Kumon Reading Program

Kumon Reading is a balanced program representing the best documented practices in reading instruction. It covers skills from understanding the sounds that make up words to the summary and critique of complex reading passages.

Good writing and speaking skills are fostered as a natural outgrowth of the Kumon Reading curriculum. Kumon students at every level read daily. That alone confers enormous benefits.

Who goes to Kumon Reading?

  • Students wishing to enhance their vocabulary and comprehension
  • Children having difficulty acquiring reading and writing skills at school
  • Pre-readers or early readers seeking a head start

Areas covered by Kumon reading include:

  • Pre-reading skills
  • Phonics
  • Vocabulary building
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Reading comprehension