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Week-By-Week Homework for Building Reading Comprehension and Fluency 30 Reproducible, High-Interest Passages for Kids to Read Aloud at Home-With Companion Activities

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ISBN-10: 0439271649

ISBN-13: 9780439271646

Edition: 2002

Authors: Mary Rose

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Can a once-a-week homework activity really boost reading fluency and comprehension? Yes! High-interest reading passages, quick comprehension activities linked to standards, and easy tips for parents ensure success. This ready-to-go resource was created by a leading teacher, who says it's the most successful homework/parent connection she's ever developed. Parents love it too! Features stories and articles from the popular magazine Storyworks. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440

Introduction
American History
Columbus and the Arawak Indians
Skill: Recognizing print conventions
Standard: Uses text features to enhance comprehension
And You Think Your Mom Is Strict!
Skill: Comparing and contrasting
Standard: Recognizes use of compare and contrast
Compares literature to events in own life
Organizes information for a variety of purposes
What's a Yankee Doodle?
Skill: Answering literal questions
Standard: Constructs meaning from complex reading selection
Thomas Jefferson and the Big Cheese
Skill: Using context clues--vocabulary
Standard: Uses context clues
A Star-Spangled Story
Skill: Interpreting idioms
Standard: Understands and recognizes idioms and figurative language
Recognizes vivid description in nonfiction
Kids in the Gold Fields
Skill: Inferencing
Standard: Makes inferences
Identifies relevant supporting details
Fiction
The Golden Touch
Skill: Using context clues--vocabulary
Standard: Uses context clues
The Smuggler
Skill: Identifying when a speaker in the text changes
Standard: Uses text features to enhance comprehension
William Tell
Skill: Making inferences--character traits
Standard: Constructs meaning from complex reading selection
Makes inferences and draws conclusions regarding story elements
Senor Coyote, the Judge
Skill: Making inferences--plot
Standard: Constructs meaning from complex reading selection
Makes inferences and draws conclusions regarding story elements
The Hickory Toothpick
Skill: Using context clues--vocabulary
Standard: Uses context clues
How Big Is a Foot?
Skill: Understanding story structure
Standard: Uses text features to enhance comprehension
Biography
More Miracles for Helen Keller
Skill: Separating main idea from supporting details
Standard: Determines main idea
Finds supporting details
Tazio Nuvolari, Racing Legend
Skill: Separating fact from opinion
Standard: Identifies fact, fiction, and opinion in text
Dr. Samuel Lee Kountz Jr., Kidney Specialist
Skill: Determining main idea
Finding supporting details
Answering literal questions
Standard: Determines main idea
Finds supporting details
Distinguishes between significant and minor details