Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 2

Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 2

Publisher: E.P.S. / School Specialty
Author: Jane Ervin
$11.94
Reading Comprehension Book 2 includes 31 selections in the following 7 subject areas. A sample passage title is given for each subject area:

Social Studies—A Wall of Names
Science—How to Make a Thermometer
Philosophy, Logic, and Language—Climatic Clues
Combined Subjects—How Weather Affects Travel
Math—Reading a Thermometer
Literature—Demeter and Persephone
The Arts—Daedalus: A Cunning Artist

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
Paperback - 106 pages
Educators Publishing Service
0838806015
9780838806012
Order the answer key here.
Book Title Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 2
Publisher: E.P.S. / School Specialty
Author Jane Ervin
Reading Comprehension Book 2 includes 31 selections in the following 7 subject areas. A sample passage title is given for each subject area:

Social Studies—A Wall of Names
Science—How to Make a Thermometer
Philosophy, Logic, and Language—Climatic Clues
Combined Subjects—How Weather Affects Travel
Math—Reading a Thermometer
Literature—Demeter and Persephone
The Arts—Daedalus: A Cunning Artist

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
Paperback - 106 pages
Educators Publishing Service
0838806015
9780838806012
Order the answer key here.