Skill Sharpeners Reading series contains engaging full-color stories followed by activity pages that practice a variety of reading skills. Skill Sharpeners Reading is designed to help your child improve his or her reading skills.
Common Core Top Pick for Language and Reading Literature and Informational Text
• Conventions of Standard English
• Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Reading Literature and Informational Text
• Key Ideas and Details
• Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
Skill Sharpeners Reading, Grade 3 provides 17 motivating fiction and nonfiction stories. For example:
• "Shea and the Leprechaun"
• "A Mouse Adventure"
• "The Story of Little Sparrow"
• "Inuit, People of the Far North"
• "Harriet Tubman"
Activity pages include the following:
• comprehension questions
• a vocabulary exercise
• a sequencing activity for every story
Other skills addressed include:
• main idea
• parts of speech
• synonyms & antonyms
• alphabetical order