|Product #: OTM1863|
JUST FOR BOYS READING COMPREHENSION GRADES 6-8
What boy can resist topics such as heroes, monster trucks, mysterious planets, pirates and building a skateboard park? This outstanding collection of original short stories, articles, interviews, biographies, and more is sure to capture - and hold - the interest of all your male students. The subject matter, characters, and graphics have been carefully chosen to relate to boys' lives, and are just the right length. Real world applications address students' emotional development as they delve into issues like 9/11, advertisement, recycling, and body image. The before, during, and after reading exercises incorporate effective, research-based reading comprehension strategies including: activating prior knowledge, predicting, visualizing, questioning, drawing inferences, summarizing, synthesizing, monitoring and repairing comprehension, and evaluation. 96 pages.
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