Provides tools to target the reading skills and strategies with which students need the most help. The 35 skill-based units include fiction and nonfiction texts and incorporate a variety of reading comprehension activities: cause and effect, main idea and details, summarize, compare and contrast, make inference, predict outcome, plot, setting, point of view, dialogue and more. Nonfiction genre studies include expository nonfiction, persuasive nonfiction, narrative nonfiction, and descriptive nonfiction. Fiction genre studies include historical fiction, realistic fiction, fables and fairy tales. 176 pages.See Inside!