Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 6

Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 6

Publisher: E.P.S. / School Specialty
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$11.94
Reading Comprehension Book 6 includes 31 selections in the following 7 subject areas.

A sample passage title is given for each subject area-

  • Social Studies—Our Basic American Right
  • Science—The Biggest River
  • Philosophy, Logic, and Language—The Power of Words
  • Combined Subjects—Communication Through the Arts
  • Math—Mathematics in Art
  • Literature—Desert Treasure
  • The Arts—The Art of Ancient Egypt

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
Order the answer key here.
Grade 8
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Book Title Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter- Book 6
Publisher: E.P.S. / School Specialty
Reading Comprehension Book 6 includes 31 selections in the following 7 subject areas.

A sample passage title is given for each subject area-

  • Social Studies—Our Basic American Right
  • Science—The Biggest River
  • Philosophy, Logic, and Language—The Power of Words
  • Combined Subjects—Communication Through the Arts
  • Math—Mathematics in Art
  • Literature—Desert Treasure
  • The Arts—The Art of Ancient Egypt

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
Order the answer key here. Grade 8
Educator's Publishing Services