Skill Sharpeners: Reading, Grade 5 - Activity Book EMC 4533

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EMC Number: 4533

Page Count: 144

EAN: 9781596730410

Common Core Top Pick for Language and Reading Literature and Informational Text


  • Conventions of Standard English
  • Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Reading Literature and Informational Text

  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

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Skill Sharpeners Reading, Grade 5 provides 12 motivating fiction and nonfiction stories. For example:

Fiction Stories:

  • "The Tiger and the Jackals"
  • "Old Bragwynn the Pirate" 
  • "How Shalbus Egbert Bested the Bear "  

Nonfiction Stories:

  • "Tracking Tornadoes"   
  • "Silkworms"
  • "Joy Adamson: Living with Lions"   

Activity pages include:

  • comprehension questions
  • a vocabulary exercise for every story

Other skills addressed include the following:

  • critical thinking
  • interpreting graphic information
  • reading with expression,
  • analyzing characters
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