Do your students need practice making inferences and drawing conclusions? Are they having trouble reading for details and then determining the main idea? This innovative series highlights 10 essential reading skills/concepts - ;one skill at a time... Extremely short passages are followed by comprehension questions designed to target and improve specific reading skills. High-interest topics keep students interested, while the short passages keep students from feeling overwhelmed and "giving up." Ideal for students who get intimidated by longer paragraphs, those with short attention spans, and struggling readers of all ages. A controlled vocabulary and simple sentence structure help ensure success. 72 pages.