Skill Sharpeners Reading contains engaging full-color stories followed by activity pages that practice a variety of reading skills. Provides 16 motivating fiction and nonfiction stories, for example "Dick Whittington and His Wonderful Cat", "The Three Sillies", "Penguins, Pelicans, and Puffins" and "Grandma Moses". 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, contractions, prefixes and suffixes. 144 pages.See Inside!