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Reading Detective A1

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:

  • 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

The Grades 5–6 (A1) level includes mixed-skills throughout. All levels provide an introductory lesson for each skill.

Teaching Support
Includes pretests, post-tests, lesson guidelines, and answers with detailed evidence. Reading and literary analysis skills are based on grade-level standards.

Product CodeRR044
Length192 pages
PublisherCritical Thinking Press
FormatSoftcover, Black and White
Grade5-6
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$34.99

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