qHigh interest, nonfiction articles help students learn about social studies topics while developing skills in reading comprehension. Each story is followed by questions that cover main idea, detail, vocabulary, and critical reasoning. The format is similiar to that of standardized tests, so as students progress through the book's units, they are preparing for success in testingq--P.  of cover.A teacher may want to point out to students that often a main-idea question can be used to help focus on what the story is about. ... Reinforcing this tip helps them to remember that on multiple-choice tests, one is identifying the best answer, not making up an answer. ... The challenge in writing this book was to allow sixth- grade students access to the thrills of social studies, while understanding that manyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Social Studies, Grd 6|
|Publisher||:||Teacher Created Resources - 2008-02-09|