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The Skill Sharpeners series motivates children to practice curriculum-based skills to get ready for the next grade level. These colorful activity books present must-know skills in fun thematic activities. Based on the most current standards for each grade level. Reading, writing, math, science, and critical thinking skills. Ideal for enrichment ...Read more >> at home for grades Pre-K through 6th grade. Turn summer into an opportunity to deepen your students’ learning. Whether your district has year-round school with strategic breaks throughout the months or is away from the classroom for two-plus months come June, July and August, lengthy vacations can serve as inventive ways to make academic gains for many students. With the Skill Sharpeners series from Evan-Moor, teachers, parents and homeschoolers have a wonderful resource right at their fingertips. Evan-Moor’s Skill Sharpeners series is available for students in grades pre-kindergarten through sixth, offering concise, targeted learning activities in reading, spelling, critical thinking and writing, as well as in math and science. Each inviting activity book contains practice exercises for vital curriculum-based skills that students require in order to progress to the next level. The practice activities are theme-based and are specifically designed to reinforce those must-know skills in a fun and interesting way. Skill Sharpeners Reading focuses on improving reading comprehension through fiction and non-fiction passages. Follow-up activities based on the reading are included as well to strengthen comprehension. Skill Sharpeners Spell and Write incorporates reading and writing practice while reinforcing spelling, punctuation and grammar. New to the fold is Skill Sharpeners Critical Thinking, which brings forth cross-curriculum puzzles, word problems, activities and more that really put developing brains to work. Evan-Moor’s Skill Sharpeners Math targets math essentials like numbers, operations, data, measurement and geometry, while Skill Sharpeners Science focuses on physical, life and Earth activities that also help to refine reading skills. Students will love the follow-up activities that also include some hands-on science fun. While the Evan-Moor Skill Sharpeners series is an excellent addition to any summer bridge program, the literacy, math and science Skill Sharpeners are an amazing tool for the school year as well. The Skill Sharpeners series makes for great reinforcement for trouble-spot skills. Use the literacy, math and science skill sharpening activities for homework assignments or vacation packets. They are a perfect addition to reading, math and science centers too. Make sure your students’ skills stay sharp with the Evan-Moor Skill Sharpeners series for pre-kindergarten through sixth grade. Educators, students and parents will all love the award-winning Skill Sharpeners series that does more than bridge the gap between grade levels.