Reluctant readers of all ages and those reading below grade level are sure to have fun while they improve their reading skills with Famous People, Places, and Events. Eighty-eight intriguing short stories, guaranteed to hold the reader's attention, are followed by questions designed to reinforce specific reading skills.
The basic skills focused on are: finding main ideas, detecting sequences, finding facts, locating answers, vocabulary and word analysis, making inferences, and more!
To assist a variety of students, this sequential book is arranged according to the difficulty of each story's reading level. The first group of stories have a reading level of 1.8-2.5. The next group of stories have a reading level of 2.5-3.0. The final group of stories range between 3.0-3.8. These reading levels have been carefully achieved through the use of controlled vocabulary, simple sentence structure, and appropriate illustrations.
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Our toy experts have indicated that the High-Interest/Low Readability - Famous People, Places and Events strengthens the following Intelligences:
Children with strong Verbal-Linguistic intelligence will have a propensity to produce language and sensitivity to the nuances, order and rhythm of words. These students love to read, write and tell stories.
Children with strong Interpersonal intelligence work effectively in a group and understand and recognize the goals, motivations and intentions of others. Students with this intelligence thrive in cooperative, group work situations and are skilled at communicating, mediating and negotiating.
Children who are strong in the Intrapersonal intelligence have the ability to understand one's own emotions, goals and motivations. These students have good instincts about their strengths and abilities.