Ages: 11-AdultGrades: 6-Adult
Students respond with interest to these stories with stimulating, age-appropriate topics. Context clues and well-framed questions help them comprehend figurative language.
The content is designed to appeal to older students reading below grade level. There are 11 reading passages with three levels of controlled readability: 4.0-4.9, 5.0-5.9, and 6.0-6.9.
Lessons consist of a one-page, illustrated reading passage and two pages of reading comprehension tasks that require students to:
The reading comprehension questions are similar to those found on classroom and national reading comprehension tests. Questions challenge students to think about the reading passage and use reasoning skills. Most of the questions are multiple-choice with some true/false and oral response questions.
40 pages • 8.5 x 11, softcover • ©2007