Reading Comprehension Book 6+TE

Reading Comprehension Book 6+TE

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Vendor:EPS/School Specialty


Categories: Language Arts

Tags: Religious:no

Reading Comprehension Book 6 includes 31 selections in the following 7 subject areas. A sample passage title is given for each subject area:

Social Studies—: Our Basic American Right
Science—: The Biggest River
Philosophy, Logic, and Language—: The Power of Words
Combined Subjects—: Communication Through the Arts
Math—: Mathematics in Art
Literature—: Desert Treasure
The Arts—: The Art of Ancient Egypt

In each lesson, the presentation of the passage consistently follows the same 7-step format:
• About the Passage— -introduces the selection to the reader and activates prior knowledge
• Reason for Reading—- explains the reading skill emphasized
• The Selection— -thematically organized selections across subject matter.
• Thinking it Over—-lists two to three broad questions to be answered in writing
• Studying the Passage—-asks questions about the main idea, facts, and sequence, and asks students to draw conclusions, make assumptions, and interpret.
• Using the Words—-encourages students to use new vocabulary words in a paragraph
• Writing about It—-has students answer questions about the contents of the selection and offer their interpretation or opinion. Includes teacher's edition/answer key.(Grade 8 and up)

Skills Addressed • Story recall
• Sequencing
• Identifying facts
• Drawing conclusions
• Vocabulary development
• Main idea
• Extending thoughts in writing
• Inference.
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