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Reading Drills: Middle

Overview

Improve test scores and build reading stamina

  • Build reading stamina while maintaining

    comprehension

  • Prepare for standardized tests
  • Improve critical thinking skills

Reading Drills helps students prepare for standardized tests. Students build their reading stamina, practicing reading longer passages in a ...

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Overview

Improve test scores and build reading stamina

  • Build reading stamina while maintaining

    comprehension

  • Prepare for standardized tests
  • Improve critical thinking skills

Reading Drills helps students prepare for standardized tests. Students build their reading stamina, practicing reading longer passages in a timed setting. They also improve both their literal and critical thinking skills and have additional opportunities for longer personal responses. Like a standardized test, both fiction and nonfiction selections are presented.

  • Reading Level: 6-8
  • Interest Level: 6-12
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809203598
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/1/1999
  • Series: Jamestown Reading Improvement Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 137
  • Sales rank: 671,033
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

To the StudentSample: "Snowflake Bentley"1. "Ready for High Speeds"2. "The Cat Ate My Gymsuit" by Paula Danziger3. "The Man in the Water"4. "Women at War"5. "Coping with an Aggressive Dog" by Michael W. Fox6. "The Phantom Tollbooth" by Norton Juster7. "Black Holes" by Henry and Melissa Billings8. "The Trade" by David E. Griffith9. "Go for the Gold" by Henry and Melissa Billings10. "Just the Beginning" by Betty Miles11. "Bats Incredible!" by Arlene Schnippert12. "The Twenty-One Balloons" by William Péne du Bois13. "Exploring the Last Frontier"14. "To Build a Fire" by Jack London15. "You Kids Are All Alike"16. "Snow Bound" by Harry Mazer17. "How to Be Somebody" by Shirley Dever18. "Sounder" by William H. Armstrong19. "She Wanted to Read" by Ella Kaiser Carruth20. "The Birth of the Blues" by Henry and Melissa Billings21. "Song of the Stranger" by Angela Tung22. "Skin: The Bag You Live In" by Linda Allison23. "Seward's Warning" by Natalie Babbitt24. "A Long Way to Whiskey Creek" by Patricia Beatty25. "Rescued Whales" by Andrew McPhee26. "The Black Cauldron" by Lloyd Alexander27. "A Summer to Die" by Lois Lowry28. "The Martial Arts" by Susan Ribner and Dr. Richard Chin29. "Island of the Blue Dolphins" by Scott O'Dell30. "The Native American Meets the Horse" by GaWaNi PonyBoyWords-per-Minute TableGraphsReading SpeedComprehensionCritical ThinkingVocabularyHow Am I Doing? Lessons 1 - 10Lessons 11 - 20Lessons 21 - 30

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