Help your students improve their reading comprehension with this focused approach! Reading Comprehension Fundamentals provides you tools to target the reading skills and strategies with which students need the most help. The 36 skill-based units include fiction and nonfiction texts, a variety of practice activities, and a unit review.
The comprehensive units guide students to develop a deep understanding of each skill, strategy, and genre introduced with a simple “teach, practice, and assess” approach. Ample reading experiences and varied response formats help to improve students’ overall comprehension and test-taking skills.
|Fifth Grade Comprehension Activities for Nonfiction Texts||Fifth Grade Comprehension Activities for Fiction Texts|
|· Main Idea and Details||· Character|
|· Text Features and Visual Information||· Setting|
|· Description||· Plot|
|· Cause and Effect||· Theme|
|· Compare and Contrast||· Point of View|
|· Sequence||· Predict|
|· Problem and Solution||· Vocabulary|
|· Predict||· Visual Information|
|· Vocabulary||· Summarize|
|· Summarize||· Make Inferences|
|· Fact and Opinion||· Cause and Effect|
|· Make Inferences||· Compare and Contrast|
|· Author’s Purpose||· Foreshadowing|
|· Text Structure||· Hyperbole|
Nonfiction genre studies include expository nonfiction, persuasive nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, and descriptive nonfiction. Fiction genre studies include historical fiction, realistic fiction, science fiction, and comedy.
Use Reading Comprehension Fundamentals as a core standards-aligned reading resource or select the units that align with your curriculum and with your students’ needs.
Better together! Reading Comprehension Fundamentals complements the skill practice presented in Daily Reading Comprehension.