Skill Sharpeners Reading contains engaging full-color stories followed by activity pages that practice a variety of reading skills. Provides 15 motivating stories, for example "Peanut Butter", "The Case of the Missing Apples", "The Ugly Duckling" and "Elephants". Activity pages include comprehension questions, a vocabulary exercise and a sequencing activity for every story. Other skills addressed include word families, phonetic elements, synonyms & antonyms, alphabetical order and contractions. 144 pages.See Inside!