Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 5

Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 5

Publisher: E.P.S. / School Specialty
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$11.94
Reading Comprehension Book 5 includes 31 selections in the following 7 subject areas. A sample passage title is given for each subject area:

Social Studies—An Inuit Tradition
Science—Marie Curie
Philosophy, Logic, and Language—Probability and Chance
Combined Subjects—What It Takes to Fly
Math—Math in Music
Literature—Haiku
The Arts—Music in Our Lives

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


Skills Addressed -
  • Story recall
  • Sequencing
  • Identifying facts
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Vocabulary development
  • Main idea
  • Extending thoughts in writing
  • Inference
Click here to order the Answer Key.

Grade 7
Educator's Publishing Services

ISBN 9780838806043

Book Title Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 5
Publisher: E.P.S. / School Specialty
Reading Comprehension Book 5 includes 31 selections in the following 7 subject areas. A sample passage title is given for each subject area:

Social Studies—An Inuit Tradition
Science—Marie Curie
Philosophy, Logic, and Language—Probability and Chance
Combined Subjects—What It Takes to Fly
Math—Math in Music
Literature—Haiku
The Arts—Music in Our Lives

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


Skills Addressed -
  • Story recall
  • Sequencing
  • Identifying facts
  • Drawing conclusions
  • Vocabulary development
  • Main idea
  • Extending thoughts in writing
  • Inference
Click here to order the Answer Key.

Grade 7
Educator's Publishing Services

ISBN 9780838806043