Too many young readers fail to acquire the essential comprehension skills needed to read grade-level material. By incorporating a variety of engaging stories and comprehension activities that create interest and spark creativity, students will begin to understand what they read. Both fictional and factual stories (related to their studies) are organized into seven units - main idea, sequencing, comparing and contrasting, cause and effect, drawing conclusions, inferences and making predictions. Graphic organizers are included to help students arrange information. 48 pages.