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Dr. Fry’s                                                       Alphabet                                              Take Home Activities
How to Teach Reading                                            Cards, Games & Activities                             Language Arts
Compact 7”x9” size (144 pages)                                  Grades JK-K (176 pages)                               Grades K-1 (176 pages)
This classic best-seller is a prac-                             Fun-filled activities focus on                        Help build home-school con-
tical guide for bringing children                               phonemic awareness and other                          nections while giving students
or adults with no reading skills                                beginning skills children must                        additional practice in language
up to 5th grade reading ability.                                master to become fluent readers.                      arts. Features lessons designed
MR #020589 $19.95                                               Full colour adds appeal to letter                     for use at home by students and
                                                                cards and cross-curricular cards.                     parents, and provide activities
Dr. Fry’s                                                       Reproducible student pages add                        that require minimal prepara-
Informal Reading                                                practicality. It’s a book with                        tion. Each lesson includes easy-
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Evaluate literacy needs using
22 assessments-oral reading,                                    Letter Works                                          Literacy Centers for Reading Skills
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MR #023864 $16.95                                               literacy skills. Read-aloud activi-                   class instruction in
                                                                ties, songs, centers, and snacks                      sight words, phonics
                                                                provide connections to language                       & decoding, and
Dr. Fry’s                                                       arts, math, science, and social                       reading & writing
Word Sorts                                                      studies concepts. Teach these                         responses. All the
Grades K-2 (96 pages)                                           stand-alone units in order, or                        easy-to-manage
Word sort activities encourage                                  flow from one theme to the next!                      activities are linked
beginning readers to manipulate                                 MR #034713 Letter Works                    $31.95     to standards and
pictures, sounds, and words                                                                                           benchmarks.
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MR #034734       Phonemes                             $16.95    art, and cooking incorporate                          Grades JK-1
MR #048396       COMPLETE SET (3 books)               $49.95    reading and writing into ev-                          Colourful, ready-to-use games give children oppor-
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                                                                Getting Ready to Read                                 illustrated board games that
                                                                Grades JK-1 (304 pages)                               offer young students the neces-
                                                                This book addresses the sounds                        sary practice to build important
                                                                most often used for the letters                       reading skills. The games are
                                                                of the alphabet and common                            designed to capture students’
                                                                digraphs. This cross-curricular                       attention as they learn to make
Dr. Fry’s                                                       approach to beginning reading                         associations between letters
                                                                and handwriting practice is fun
1000 Instant Words                                              for students of all learning styles.
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Instant Words are the most common words for teach-                                                                    integrated into any phonics
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ing reading, writing, and spelling.
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                                                                Year Round Preschool                                  student assessment, or as take-home practice.
Dr. Fry’s                                                       Reading                                               Students in PreK-K will practice the following skills:
Instant Word Practice Book                                      Grades PreK (240 pages)                                 • Recognize uppercase letters
Grades K-3 (272 pages)                                          Use developmentally-appropri-                           • Recognize lowercase letters
Use a variety of activities to reinforce Instant Words by Dr.   ate activities, art projects, and                       • Associate sounds with letters
Fry. Choose from word scrambles, anagrams, letter squares,      interactive cards to help pre-                          • Identify initial consonant sounds of pictures
word searches, bingo, concentration, and more.                  schoolers develop and reinforce                         • Identify ending sounds
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                                                                are based on current standards.
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Instant Words Bingo                                                                                                   Students in Grades K-1 will
Grades K-2 (112 pages)                                                                                                practice the following skills:
Four complete Bingo games help youngsters learn the             High Frequency                                         • Recognize vowel letters A, E,
100 most-needed words in reading and spelling. Twenty                                                                    I, O, and U
five reproducible Bingo cards per game can be used as a
                                                                Word Practice                                          • Distinguish between conso-
                                                                Grades K-2 (144 pages)                                   nant and vowel letters
review or a diagnostic tool.                                    Teach basic sight words using a
MR #030541 Instant Words Bingo                        $16.95                                                           • Identify short vowel sounds
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Colourful reading activities,
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help students learn important                                   Books for Sight Words                                 Dr. Seuss
reading skills and the Instant                                  Grades K-2 (176 pages)                                Grades JK-2
Words that compose a high                                       Help students develop word                            This complete resource provides
percentage of al reading mate-                                  recognition skills and fluency                        sample lesson plans, the author’s
rial. Use these versatile activities                            through the use of high-fre-                          picture and biography, book
in language arts centers and to                                 quency words. Students who                            summaries, and lots of activities
supplement any reading program.                                 automatically recognize sight                         for the author’s books. Includes
                                                                words can devote more attention                       a culminating activity and as-
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Full-colour, ready-to-use activities
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                                                                                                            Eleven Strategies to Improve Comprehension
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Building a Strong Foundation for Reading Fluency   Teaching Reading Skills Using Multicultural              Research shows that when you
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Sequence • Main Idea • Inference • Facts • Context • Conclusion   Grades K-1                                                            A Step-by-Step Guide to Teaching Phonics
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Word Families                                                 Reading for Speed & Content                                            Beginning Sight Words
More than 60 Different Word Families                          Timed Activities to Build Speed & Improve Comprehension!               Master 54 Essential Sight Words!
Terrific for Building Basic Reading Skills!                   Grades 2-5                                                             Grades 1-2
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20 different word families are                                tention while they race the clock                                      step activities! Students first
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Interest Level 3-8 • Reading Level 3-4                                                                                               variety of activities designed to
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MR #036317 Fables (Book & CD)           $25.95                Students read kid-friendly stories                                     filled with a variety of topics and
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Mini Mysteries                 SELL                                                                                                      grades 1-6
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Comprehension Activities, & Audio CDs                                                                                                    details, classifying, sequencing, following directions,
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Activity Books - The activity                                                                                                          • Tested against the Fry Readability Graph
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critical thinking skills a workout                            MR #036497          Grade 3                                 $8.95
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facts, analyze information, make                                                                                                     MR #035995                Grade 4                    $8.95
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a part of each story as they listen to the
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for-word... making them ideal for auditory learners,                                                                                 Short, thought-provoking para-
struggling readers, and those with limited English skills.                                                                           graphs, nifty illustrations, and
                                                                                                                                     simple questions which require
MR #035910         Mini Mysteries Book ONLY       $9.95                                                                              complete sentence answers.
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Natural Phenomena                                             MR #036228          Vowels                         Gr. K-1   $8.95
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High-Interest / Low Readability Workbook                                                                                             MR #036308                Reading Level 4            $8.95
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                                                                         Learning Little Words                                                  Practical Reading 1
                                                                         Teach 200 High-Frequency Words with                                    UNIT TITLES:
                                                                         these Cute Stories & Activities!                                        • Working for a Living
                                                                         Grades 1-3                                                              • Looking Good
                                                                         Little words are a big deal                                             • Food and Nutrition
                                                                         when your students use them                                             • Managing Your Money
                                                                         to read and write!                                                     Students locate key information,
                                                                         This popular series                                                    analyze word structure, make
                                                                         brings you 200 of                                                      comparisons, draw conclusions,
                                                                         the most frequently                                                    and more.
                                                                         used words in the                                                      MR #030316 Student Book              $17.95
                                                                         English language, along with fun activities to build                   MR #030317 Teacher’s Manual           $4.95
                                                                         and reinforce students’ vocabularies.
                                                                         Each lesson focuses on five words and provides eight
                                                                         lessons to highlight them from every angle–through                     Practical Reading 2
                                                 are        here         reading, copying, fill-ins, comprehension, writing                     UNIT TITLES:
                                                   can                   sentences, and illustrations! Students receive plenty of                • Recreation and Hobbies
                                                               the                                                                               • Behind the Wheel
                                                                         practice recognizing, writing, and using the words.
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                                     96 SIGHT WORDS FLASH CARDS                                                                                 details, drawing conclusions,
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For the Learner Who is Ready to Read Words in Story Format                                                                                      spelling, and lots more.
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or long vowels, or need beginning sight word practice.                                                                                           • Historic Speeches
Program includes 10 full-color phonics readers—each                                                                                              • Science and Technology
featuring one short or long vowel, high-frequency                                                                                                • History and Geography
words, and direct picture/text match.                                                                                                            • Biography and Autobiography
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                                                                         Grades 6-12+, ELL • Reading Level 4
                                                                         This dynamic series was designed for students who
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101 Easy Reading Games                                                   lessons (16 in each worktext) feature a two-page                       UNIT TITLES:
Grades 1–5                                                               reading selection followed by four pages of correlated                  • Animals in the News
This series includes teacher help                                        exercises. The emphasis is on variety for maximum                       • Sports Spectaculars
and student reproducible pages.                                          interest and involvement - traditional reading com-                     • Inventors and Inventions
Includes game descriptions and                                           prehension skills, language arts skills (e.g. vocabulary,               • Historic American Places
reproducible game cards and                                              syllabication, variant word forms, etc.) and critical                  Students sequence events, draw
boards for 101 reading games.                                            thinking skills. For maximum efficiency, the easy-to-                  conclusions, compare past and
The books are organized by                                               use worktext format combines the instructional core                    present, write different forms of
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MR #043817         Grade 1                                  $17.95                                                                              UNIT TITLES:
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                                                                         HIGHLIGHTS                                                             Students interpret dialogue,
                                                                          • Consistent format throughoutt the 6-book series                     relate setting to plot, describe
                                                                          • Skill instruction “begins at the beginning” without                 characters, recognize mood and
Genres of Literature                                                        assumption of prior learning                                        tone, analyze word structure,
Grades 6–8                                                                • Consistently controlled reading level guarantees less
To help meet state and national                                                                                                                 supply synonyms, identify parts
                                                                            able readers easy access to sophisticated concepts                  of speech, and more.
standards that call for using a                                           • Skills taught in context using real world examples
variety of genres in reading and                                                                                                                MR #030324 Student Book              $17.95
                                                                            from newspapers, magazines, and more
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gives a solid introduction to the                                           reinforce the content of every unit
features and qualities that dif-                                                                                                                Reading Fiction 2
                                                                         ADDITIONAL FEATURES                                                    UNIT TITLES:
ferentiate each genre. With the                                           • Illustrations, charts, and puzzles
focus on reading comprehen-                                                                                                                      • Drama
                                                                          • Formatted for reluctant learners                                     • Folktales and Fables
sion, elements of literature, and                                         • Airy page design is approachable and inviting to
figurative language, it offers teachers complete back-                                                                                           • Popular Poetry
                                                                            students who easily tend to feel overwhelmed                         • Myths and Legends
ground information and lessons covering everything                        • Correlated Teacher’s Manuals include several
from biography to poetry to nonfiction. Each genre                                                                                              Skills strands include comparing
                                                                            reproducibles                                                       and contrasting, recognizing
begins with introductory material plus benchmarks so                      • Real-world applications
students can identify excellence in each genre. After                                                                                           author’s viewpoint, outlining
they learn about the genre, students will be engaged                     SAMPLE SET: 6 books (1 each of 6 titles) and 6 Teacher’s Manuals       plot structure, using context
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extensive list of a variety of titles extends the study of                                                                                      lary and more.
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 Every book in the Reading Comprehension Skills and Strategies Series™ contains 125+ reproducible pages (more than 125                                  grade-appropriate skill-building
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                                                                                                                                                        within all content areas. Based
 HIGHLIGHTS                                                                                                                                             on national standards, No Child
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                         Sample Activities Include:                                                Sample Activities Include:                             • Four 64-page worktexts with answer keys
  • Analyzing Vocabulary              • Analyzing Word Structure            • Analyzing Data                   • Categorizing Information                 • 28 dynamic lessons in every workbook (112 in all)
  • Comparing and Contrasting Details • Following Directions                • Comparing and Contrasting        • Determining Cause/Effect                 • End-of-book tests provide easy progress assessment
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 MR #030091 Reading Comprehension Level 3 $22.95                           MR #030094 Reading Comprehension Level 6 $22.95                                • Challenging variety of response modes includes
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  • Identifying Tone/Mood           • Making Inferences                     • Setting                        • Simile                                    • identifying parts and wholes
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 MR #030093 Reading Comprehension Level 5 $22.95                           MR #030096 Reading Comprehension Level 8 $22.95                               • identifying cause and effect
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100 Reproducible Activities in Each Binder                    100 Reproducible Activities in Each Binder
Interest Level 5-12+, ELL • Reading Level 4-8                 Interest Level 5-12+, ELL • Reading Level 3-4                       Total Reading
For students who are having difficulty understanding          Most of us spend a good deal of our lives “reading for              Grades PreK–6
what they read or for those who need a little more            information”. Your students will, too. This new set                 Success in reading is key to achievement in all other
practice than the standard textbook allows, Reading           of binders will give them the practice they need to                 subject areas! This series gives students the help they
Comprehension offers reinforcement in traditional             approach written material with confidence. What is                  need to succeed in all aspects of reading, from early
reading comprehension and language arts skills. Ac-           it that best builds confidence? Repeated success. 50                concepts such as consonant and vowel sounds to more
tivities include adjectives, sequencing, cause and effect,    two-page lessons in each binder (a one-page article and             advanced skills such as grammar, reading comprehen-
reading labels, writing a postcard, reading maps, fact        a one-page follow-up worksheet). There is a high-util-              sion, and responsive writing. Added features include
or opinion, character development, root words, and            ity table of contents that can be used as a scope and               an activity or puzzle printed on cardstock which
more. Activities can be completed in one class period         sequence. No teacher preparation is required with this              reinforces reading skills and a complete answer key.
or assigned as homework. The high-utility table of            pick-and-choose format. The lessons may also be used                An educational, grade-appropriate gatefold poster that
contents allows educators to pick-and-choose ap-              for homework. Each binder includes answer keys. For                 focuses on an aspect of reading is included, as well as
propriate activities. Easier activities in the first binder   students nearly every activity contains a lively illustra-          stickers to reward successful progress. 352 pages.
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                                                                                                                                    • Step-by-step instructions
Reading Comprehension 1                                       Reading for Information 1                                             • Age-appropriate reading content
Sample activities include:                                    Sample activities include:                                            • Reading puzzles
  • Use of Adjectives                                           • Warrior bees                                                      • Gatefold poster and stickers
  • Sequencing                                                  • Female pirates                                                    • Proficiency test practice in reading
  • Cause and Effect                                            • Ancient inventions                                                • Answer key
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Reading Comprehension 2                                                                                                           MR #046111      Grade 6                           $18.95
Sample activities include:                                    Reading for Information 2
  • Fact or Opinion                                           Sample activities include:
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    Understanding Poetry                                        • Prairie dogs         SELL
                                                                                                                                  This full-color series offers
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                                                                • The last passenger pigeon                                       readers and extend skills for chil-
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Activities for any Literature Unit                                                                                                  • Activities reinforce skills in phonemic awareness,
Grades 1-5                                                                                                                            phonics, word recognition, decoding, and reading
Even when                                                     Learn to Read With Classic Stories                                      comprehension
students are                                                  Grades K–3                                                            • Engaging, lively passages in curriculum content areas
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Sight Word Stories                                                                                                      Teaching Beginning Reading                   BEST R
Grades K–1                                                                                                              A Balanced Approach                         SELL
Sight Word Stories is a collection                                                                                      Grades 1–3
of 18 reproducible books, a                                                                                             Turn reluctant readers into
master word list, word cards,                                                                                           eager readers with this 432-page
rhyming-word cards, and sen-                                                                                            systematic skills program! This
tence strips that offer alternative                                                                                     step-by-step guide for novice to
strategies for teaching emergent                                                                                        experienced teachers explains
readers. The predictable stories                                                                                        how to teach children to read,
contain frequent repetition of                                                                                          develop sight vocabulary, pho-
controlled sight-word vocabu-                                                                                           nemic awareness, and phonics
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64 pp.                                                     Grades 2–6                                                   guided and shared reading and
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More Sight-Word Stories                                    Reproducible. 48 pp.                                         give teachers the tools to teach successful readers.
Grades 1–3                                                                                                              Designed to complement any supplemental reading
This sequel to our best-selling                            Summarizing                                                  program. Suggested materials for reading are included
book, Sight Word Stories, offers                           Lessons include:                                             as well. This is an excellent resource for ESL and
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After School Reading Activities                             Strategies for Comprehension                                Beginning Reading for Older Students
Grades 1–5                                                  Grades 1–5                                                  30 Reproducible High Interest/Emergent Skills
Series contains reproducible                                This innovative book bridges                                Stories for the Classroom and the Home
worksheets and activities for use                           the gap between basal textbooks                             Grades 4–8
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Inferencing                                                    Reading Comprehension
Using Context Clues to Infer Meaning                           Practice
Grades 1–6                                                     Grades 4-8 (112 pages each)
Each book contains a variety of                                Develop essential reading
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Nonfiction Reading                                       Daily Independent                                        Readers’ Theater
Comprehension                                            Reading Record and                                       Grades 1-4 (96 pages each)
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MR #042200      Grades 2-3                      $19.95   Literature Guide for                                     individually, in pairs, and as a group. The scripts do
                                                                                                                  not require costumes, props, or scenery.
MR #042201      Grade 3                         $19.95   the Middle School                                        MR #043023     Sight Words           Gr. 1-2    $16.95
MR #043026      Grade 4                         $19.95   Classroom
MR #048385      COMPLETE SET (4 books)          $79.95                                                            MR #043024     Multicultural Stories Gr. 2-3    $16.95
                                                         Grades 6-8 (48 pages)                                    MR #043025     Tall Tales            Gr. 3-4    $16.95
                                                         Use extension activities in vo-                          MR #048392     COMPLETE SET (3 books)           $49.95
Nonfiction Reading                                       cabulary development, reading
Comprehension Cards                                      comprehension, and writing to
120 durable 4” x 6” cards per box                        supplement learning as students                          Readers’ Theater
Use these cards to                                       read novels or other literature.                         Fairy Tales
help students develop                                    Activities support each of the six                       Grades 3-4 (96 pages)
comprehension skills                                     strands of Bloom’s Taxonomy:                             Readers’ theater is a powerful
and strategies. Each                                     knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, and     tool for developing reading
card has a grade-ap-                                     evaluation.                                              fluency. Includes a variety of
propriate reading                                        MR #044110 Literature Guide                   $11.95     scripts that ar designed for a
passage and multiple                                                                                              range of reading levels. Students
choice questions that                                                                                             have opportunitieis to read
will challenge students
                                                         Reading Skills Mini-Lessons                              individually, in pairs, and as a
                                                         Grades 4 - 6 (96 pages)                                  group. Standards-based lessons
to use higher level thinking skills.                     Improve students’ reading skills
MR #044109      Level 2                         $25.95                                                            and activitiesprovide high quality learning experiences
                                                         one strategy at a time with brief                        with minimal preparation time. The scripts do not
MR #034810      Level 3                         $25.95   lessons on prediction,
MR #034811      Level 4                         $25.95                                                            require costumes, props, or scenery.
                                                         sequence, cause and effect,                              MR #048651 Reader’s Theatre: Fairy Tales $16.95
MR #034812      Level 5                         $25.95   and more. Each mini-les-
MR #048393      COMPLETE SET (4 boxes)          $99.95   son includes a complete
                                                         lesson plan, reproducible                                Fluency Practice
                                                         student activity pages, and                              Grades 1 - 4+ (96 pages)
Nonfiction Strategies                                    suggestions for additional                               Fluency has two basic parts.
Grades 1-8 (176 pages each)                              practice. Also included are                              Reading fluency is the ability
Lessons detailing how to read,                           silent reading practice pages                            to read quickly and accurately
write, discuss, research, remember,                      and suggested literature ac-                             while using expression and
and listen to information from                           tivities to reinforce the skills.                        proper phrasing. Speaking
nonfiction sources give students                         MR #029737 Reading Skills Mini-lessons       $16.95      fluency is the ability to express
the meaningful practice they need                                                                                 oneself easily and gracefully.
to master nonfiction comprehen-                                                                                   Each book has over 80 reading
sion skills. Strategies are cor-                         Getting to Know                                          passages that are designed to
related to McRel’s Standards.                                                                                     engage young students by using humor, compelling
MR #028547 Grades 1-3                           $22.95
                                                         Shakespeare                                              plots, and exciting new words.
                                                         Grades 6+ (64 pages)
MR #028548 Grades 4-8                           $22.95   Innovative activities cover a                            MR #043020     Grades 1-2                       $16.95
                                                         broad range of plays that are                            MR #043021     Grades 2-3                       $16.95
                                                                                                                  MR #043022     Grades 4 & Up                    $16.95
Nonfiction Reading                                       grouped into three high-interest
                                                                                                                  MR #048391     COMPLETE SET (3 books)           $49.95
                                                         areas: The Supernatural, Crimes
Comprehension                                            and Criminals, and Women in
Grades 1-6 (48 pages each)                               Shakespeare.
After reading brief nonfiction
passages about science, geogra-                          MR #028559 $11.95                                        Reading First Activities
phy, or history topics, students                                                                                  Grades K-3 (176 pages)
answer multiple-choice and                                                                                        Teacher-directed lessons and
                                                         Literature Circles                                       independent student activities
short-answer questions to build                          The Way to Go and
seven essential comprehension                                                                                     focus on the five key elements
skills.                                                  How to Get There                                         of reading as identified by the
                                                         Grades 4-8 (144 pages)                                   National Reading Panel: phone-
MR #028623      Grade 1                         $11.95   Here are the detailed strategies
MR #028624      Grade 2                         $11.95                                                            mic awareness, phonics, fluency,
                                                         teachers need to introduce and                           vocabulary, and comprehension.
MR #028625      Grade 3                         $11.95   use literature circles: implementa-
MR #034806      Grade 4                         $11.95                                                            MR #034707     Kindergarten                     $22.95
                                                         tion, management, organization,                          MR #034708     Grade 1                          $22.95
MR #034807      Grade 5                         $11.95   and assessments. The book also
MR #034808      Grade 6                         $11.95                                                            MR #034709     Grade 2                          $22.95
                                                         includes extension activities and                        MR #034710     Grade 3                          $22.95
MR #034809      COMPLETE SET (6 books)          $68.95   dozens of reproducible pages.
                                                                                                                  MR #034711     COMPLETE SET (4 books)           $91.95
                                                         MR #028554 $19.95
                                                                                                                  Phonics Poetry
101 Ways to Love a Book                                  50 Book Report Ideas                                     Grades K-2 (48 pages)
All Grades (112 pages)                                                                                            Over 35 original poems
Enjoy your favorite book long                            Grades 3-6 (112 pages)
                                                         Never run out of ideas for book                          have been written especially
after you’ve finished reading it!                                                                                 for beginning readers. The
Exciting activities allow readers                        reports and literary projects!
                                                         Engaging activities have stu-                            simplicity of the poems and the
to explore books through arts                                                                                     repetitiveness of the sounds are
and crafts, research, school                             dents preparing character masks,
                                                         historical interviews, pop-up                            designed to help young students
and community projects, and                                                                                       develop important reading skills:
creative writing assignments.                            books, time capsules, and more!
                                                         MR #042068 $17.95                                        phonemic awareness, decoding
MR #037215 $17.95                                                                                                 skills, and fluency.
                                                                                                                  MR #043029 Phonics Poetry                       $11.95
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