Banish boredom! Excite students with varietydrama, verse, stories, reporting, and moreall at comfortable reading levels
Five genres, each in three levels, let students study a particular kind of writing at the appropriate reading level
Emphasis on reading skills helps students who have difficulty with a traditional literature anthology
Integration of reading and writing encourages students to study how authors construct their works and then to try to emulate stylistic elements
Rescue bored readers by introducing them to the many exciting forms of literature. The Best series collects superb nonfiction, play scripts, poetry, short stories, and stand-alone chapters of longer works, so you can quickly find well-crafted selections that reflect student interests. Best of all, we’ve tailored the series to three reading levels, making it the perfect tool for reaching out to students of any ability who aren’t succeeding with more traditional anthologies.
Students explore the special way poems use words, sounds, and images. The selections help students gain the skills and understanding to appreciate great poetry and learn its language. Readers learn how writers construct their poems, what the major elements of poetry are, and what techniques are used.