Reading Detective Book, A1, Grade 5-6

Reading Detective Book, A1, Grade 5-6

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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.