Steck Vaughn Improving Reading Comprehension for 5th grade provides original stories and activities that mirror the types of reading passages and comprehension questions students will face during standardized testing. Includes a bound-in answer key. The stories in Improving Reading Comprehension have been divided into six chapters. Each story includes one or two comprehension exercises. These exercises concentrate on the students understanding of the story. Many exercises emphasize vocabulary as well. These reproducible exercises include completing sentences, matching words with definitions, writing, finding words with similar meanings, multiple-choice questions, cloze, and crossword puzzles.
Realistic fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction reading selections. Age-appropriate, real-life topics. One-page story, one-page activity. Up to 6 comprehension skills per activity -- main idea, conclusion, sequence, context, inference, and facts.