Skill Sharpeners Reading contains engaging full-color stories followed by activity pages that practice a variety of reading skills. Provides 17 motivating fiction and nonfiction stories, for example "Shea and the Leprechaun", "A Mouse Adventure", "Inuit, People of the Far North" and "Bats". Activity pages include comprehension questions, a vocabulary exercise and a sequencing activity for every story. Other skills addressed include main idea, parts of speech, synonyms & antonyms, alphabetical order and contractions. 144 pages.See Inside!