The Critical Thinking Co.™ Reading Detective® A1, Grade 5-6

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• These fiction and nonfiction activities use higher-order thinking to develop reading comprehension
• Students answer multiple-choice and short-response questions then provide sentence-level evidence for their answers
• Each reproducible book contains goals, pretests and posttests, 50 activities, a glossary of terms, and answers with evidence and detailed explanations
• answer guide included
• 112 pages

Description

These highly-effective, literature-based thinking activities develop the analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills students need for exceptional reading comprehension. This 192-page activity book is especially effective at helping students in Grades 5-6 understand challenging critical reading concepts such as making inferences, drawing conclusions, determining cause and effect, using context clues to define vocabulary, and making predictions and generalizations.

Students read and analyze short literature passages and stories that include fiction and nonfiction genres. Then they answer multiple-choice and short-response questions, citing sentence evidence to support their answers. Concepts and skills covered include:

Literary Analysis Skills
• Define vocabulary using context clues
• Recognize figurative language
• Identify main idea, supporting details, and theme
• Recognize literary devices
• Identify story elements: theme, plot, setting, and characters

Reading Detective® A1 includes the following genres:

Award-Winning Literature Excerpts
• Fudge-A-Mania
• Mr. Popper’s Penguins
• Maniac Magee
• Owls in the Family
• Blue Willow
• The Jungle Book
• Island of the Blue Dolphins
• Where the Red Fern Grows

Stories and Articles
• Mystery
• Humor
• History
• Adventure

Nonfiction Topics
• Science
• Math
• Geography
• History
• Biography
• Inventions
• Sports

The Grades 5—6 (A1) level include mixed-skills throughout. All levels provide an introductory lesson for each skill.

Additional information

Weight 1.20 lbs
Dimensions 11.00 × 8.60 × 1.00 in

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Specifications

Unit of Measure: Each
Country of Origin: USA
Color: Multi
Material: Paper
Assembly Required: N
Package Contains: 1 Book
Package Count: 1
Battery Included: N
Barcode: 9780894557675
ISBN Manufacturer Reference: 9780894557675
HTS USCode: 4901990000

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