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Reading Comprehension Fundamentals: Grade 2

Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

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Give your second graders an ability to read with greater confidence when you employ the Evan-Moor Reading Comprehension Fundamentals, Grade 2 Teacher's Edition in your classroom. Our 33 skill-based units provide both fiction and nonfiction texts to give gr. 2 students plenty of variety in the materials they're reading. The nonfiction genre studies include items like expository, persuasive, narrative and descriptive texts, all appropriate for grade two kids. Fiction genre studies include items like historical and realistic texts. The practice activities and unit reviews in the classroom lessons allow students to gain skills in all areas of reading. " Fiction and Nonfiction Texts - Our classroom resource contains dozens of different activities that align with the particular fiction or nonfiction texts the students are studying"   " Aligns with Classroom Curriculum - The lessons will match nicely with the standards for reading you're already using in your classroom"   " Delivers Focused Approach - Second graders using our materials will develop the important reading skills they need for success now and in the future"   " Improved Test-Taking Skills - As students work through the reading comprehension materials, you'll notice a greater confidence at test-taking time"   " 33 Skill-Based Units -Second grade units cover comprehension strategies and skills such as: Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast, Problem and Solution, Predict, Make Inferences, and Authors Purpose"   Covers identifying the main idea, comparing and contrasting, separating fact from fiction, recognizing the author's purpose and inferences, nonfiction genre, and figurative language. Help your students improve their reading comprehension with this focused approach! Reading Comprehension Fundamentals provides you tools to target the reading skills and strategies with which students need the most help. The 33 skill-based units include fiction and nonfiction texts, a variety of practice activities, and a unit review.The comprehensive units guide students to develop a deep understanding of each skill, strategy, and genre introduced with a simple teach, practice, and assess approach. Ample reading experiences and varied response formats help to improve students' overall comprehension and test-taking skills. Second Grade Comprehension Activities for Nonfiction Texts Second Grade Comprehension Activities for Fiction Texts Main Idea and Details Character Text Features and Visual Information Setting Description Plot Cause and Effect Theme Compare and Contrast Point of View Sequence Predict Problem and Solution Figurative Language Description Vocabulary Predict Visual Information Vocabulary Summarize Summarize Make Inferences Fact and Opinion Cause and Effect Make Inferences Compare and Contrast Author's Purpose   Nonfiction genre studies include expository nonfiction, persuasive nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, and descriptive nonfiction. Fiction genre studies include historical fiction, realistic fiction, and poetry.Use Reading Comprehension Fundamentals as a core standards-aligned reading resource or select the units that align with your curriculum and with your students' needs. Each of the six-volumes in this reading comprehension series by Evan-Moor provides foundational skills that students can use to improve their reading strategies, literary analysis skills, and genre recognition abilities. The workbooks contain approximately 36 units, and each of them include fiction or non-fiction text material that emphasizes one fundamental reading skill, as well as practice in identifying the structure or genre of the literary selection. This series contains black and white illustrations, and can be used as a supplement to a core reading program, as reinforcement drill, or as test-prep exercises. Workbooks also contain answer keys in the back of each volume, and nice large print that is easy to read. 176 pgs, pb. ~ Mike