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This popular series offers nonfiction reading passages with comprehension questions on a variety of subjects for students in second grade through junior high school and beyond. Topics and questions prepare students for standardized tests and provide valuable practice in nonfiction reading comprehension. The entire Reading Comprehension series is particularly useful in a classroom that has students of varying reading abilities. Themes such as “Great Americans” and “What Do You Think?” reappear in each book, with the exact focus of the passage changing according to the level of the material. Reading Comprehension Used successfully by classroom teachers, tutors, ESL teachers, and parents, these workbooks have been revised and updated, with the addition of new reading selections, new vocabulary, and a new writing exercise. Each workbook has 31 selections in these subject areas: social studies; science; literature; mathematics; philosophy, logic, and language; the arts; and combined subjects. Each book in this series is arranged thematically. The themes relate the selections to one another, show different aspects of a topic, and give students a broader knowledge of a subject. Each selection follows a consistent format 7-step format in presenting the passage, and includes exercises on vocabulary and writing. Skills Addressed: Story recall; Sequencing; Drawing conclusions; Vocabulary development; Main idea; Extending thoughts in writing; Inference.