I used to think that diamonds were a girl's best friend, but now I realize it is carbohydrates. Seriously, I have a French baguette at home sporting a matching friendship bracelet.
Sometimes students do not fully understand the goals for a given reading text or reading task, and perform poorly. The problem may not be an inability to comprehend but a lack of awareness of the real goal for that reading task
Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never be your weakness. Armor yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.