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Eric Heiden breaks records in Men's speed skating, Romania births a champion in Nadia Comanici. The Olympics: then and now. Underdogs - the 1980 U.S. Hockey team. Native American Jim Thorpe sets new records in bids for championships.
The Reading Comprehension Series for Grades 3-9 is designed to reinforce main idea and sequence identification, use context to identify words, recognize cause and effect, and develop many other skills taught in the classroom. The series builds reading comprehension by emphasizing kinesthetic learning, listening skills, decision making, syntactic understanding and evaluation.
Benefits and Features
The topics, chosen from among high interest and curriculum compatible areas, appeal to students and foster lively discussion.
Multiple choice and essay questions are included with each selection and the students' progress reports may be printed.
These open-ended programs are versatile and easy to use. Teachers may add their own stories and questions at any time.
Lesson Plans are designed to reinforce comprehension, analysis and evaluation of any selection in the series. Lesson Plans and Supplemental Materials are included with multiple-copy versions.
Minimum System Requirements:
Will run on Windows 2000, XP, and Vista as well as Mac PowerPC or Intel machines with OS X 10.4 or higher. They install directly on the hard drive and after installation, the CD is no longer needed to run the program.