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Jamestown's Signature Reading, Level F

Jamestown's Signature Reading, Level F

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 2000
Publication Date: January 1, 2000
MHID: 0809204304
ISBN 13: 9780809204304

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Key Features

Interactive reading program for students in grades 4-12. Sequential reading program develops an entire range of reading strategies for a variety of students and abilities.

Helps students understand both what they read and how they should read it. Students are taught the invaluable tools needed to identify, define, and interpret different types of literature.

Each book contains these main comprehension, study, literary, and word-study strategies:

  • Recognizing Main Ideas
  • Making Inferences
  • Identifying Causes and Effects
  • Identifying Problems and Solutions
  • Comparing and Contrasting/Classifying
  • Following Sequence/Steps in a Process
  • Recognizing Content-area Materials
  • Using Graphic Aids/Organizers
  • Recognizing Literary Forms
  • Recognizing Literary Elements
  • Word Study/Vocabulary

Each lesson provides instruction, reinforcement, independent practice, and self-assessment of a particular set of strategies. Allows students to internalize a solid set of strategies that they can apply independetly in various reading situations. Students can work by themselves or with others, and with or without a teacher.

Engaging selections in a variety of genres. High interest/low readability selections are content-appropriate for students' ages and interests.

Graduated readability in each book enables student growth. Each book starts two levels below grade level and progresses in difficulty to an on-level readability.

Nine levels to choose from. Students strengthen important reading strategies through a series of hands-on, practical methods appropriate for their ability level.

Jamestown's Signature Reading, Level F

Jamestown's Signature Reading

Level F Student Text

How to Use This Book

LESSON 1: "Shoeshine Whittaker" by Helen Ketteman
Identifying Problems and Solutions

LESSON 2: "The Big Toe Contest" by James Russell
Making Predictions

LESSON 3: "The Trail of Tears"
Summarizing Nonfiction

LESSON 4: "At Last I Kill a Buffalo" by Chief Luther Standing Bear
Reading an Autobiographical Sketch

LESSON 5: "Two Fat Boys from Venus" by Jeanne Modesitt
Identifying Problems and Solutions

Learning New Words

LESSON 6: "Put the Brolly in the Boot and Let's Go" by Kathryn Slattery
Comparing and Contrasting

LESSON 7: "The Contest" Janet Stevenson
Reading a Biographical Sketch

LESSON 8: "The Fabulous Miss Bly"
Reading a Biography

LESSON 9: "Bungee Jumping: A Leap of Faith"
Outlining Main Ideas and Supporting Details

LESSON 10: "Too-Tall Twyla" by Russell Lewis
Making Predictions

Learning New Words

LESSON 11: "Dava's Talent" by Lee Ebler
Identifying Causes and Effects

LESSON 12: "Feeling Sleepy?"
Outlining Main Ideas and Supporting Details

LESSON 13: "How to Be a Super Sorter: Five Steps for Managing the Mess" by Edith H. Fine and Judith P. Josephson
Following the Steps in a Process

LESSON 14: Dracula (Part 1) a play based on Brain Stoker's classic novel
Identifying Mood

LESSON 15: Dracula (Part 2) a play based on Brain Stoker's classic novel
Using Mood and Foreshadowing to Predict

Learning New Words

LESSON 16: "When Disaster Strikes..." by Cindy Trebus
Using Foreshadowing to Predict

LESSON 17: "Seed Travel" by Ann Ackroyd
Comparing and Contrasting

LESSON 18: "Vegetables" by Susan Wake
Summarizing Nonfiction

LESSON 19: "The Magic Bowl" retold by Robert D. San Souci
Identifying Causes and Effects

LESSON 20: "Talk" by Harold Courlander and George Herzog
Using Folktale Elements to Make Predictions

Learning New Words

Graphing Your Progress

Glossary of Terms

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