Reading Comprehension Fundamentals: Grade 2
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|
|Cause and Effect||Theme|
|Compare and Contrast||Point of View|
|Problem and Solution||Figurative Language|
|Fact and Opinion||Cause and Effect|
|Make Inferences||Compare and Contrast|
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