Good reading skills are essential not only for third-grade academic success, but also for lifelong learning. The teacher-reviewed, curriculum-based activities and exercises in this workbook will help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are:
REASON TO READ Colorful book covers, story descriptions, and articles teach kids how to predict what a story will be about.
STOP AND TO STORY Illustrations and short stories on toys, superheroes, roller coasters, and more show how to absorb and think about the facts of the story along the way.
PICTURE THIS! Drawing exercises help kids visualize what they’re reading.
WHAT'S THE WORD? A combination of funny made-up and real words helps kids learn vocabulary in context.
MIND MAP Fill-in-the-blank charts help kids analyze stories for main ideas and details.
PLUS! CHECK IT! STRIPS Reinforce concepts and build confidence as kids check their own work.
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Table of Contents
Before You Read 1) Predict & Confirm ............1 2) Reason to Read ............9 P) Power Tools ............ 17 While You Read 3) Predict & Revise ............21 4) Keep Track of the Facts ............29 P) Power Tools ............37 5) Picture This ............41 6) Context Clues ............49 P) Power Tools ............57 7) Problem & Solution ............61 8) Main Idea & Details ............69 P) Power Tools ............77
After You Read 9) Story Plan ............81 10) Mind Maps ............89 P) Power Tools ............101
- Review ............105 P) Power Tools ............117
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