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Jamestown's Signature Reading, Level K

Jamestown's Signature Reading, Level K

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 2000
Publication Date: January 1, 2000
MHID: 0809204355
ISBN 13: 9780809204359

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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 K

Jamestown's Signature Reading

Level K Student Text

How to Use This Book

LESSON 1: "Solo Flight" (Part 1) by Allen B. Ury
Summarizing a Story

LESSON 2: "Solo Flight" (Part 2) by Allen B. Ury
Using Summaries to Make Predictions

LESSON 3: "The First Gliders" by Phyllis J. Perry
Following Sequence

LESSON 4: "When Freedom Came" by Julius Lester
Mapping the Elements of a Short Story

LESSON 5: "Across the Frozen Sea" by Jessie V. Robinette
Following Sequence

Learning New Words

LESSON 6: "Follow Your Dreams" by Louise Tolle Huffman
Reading an Interview

LESSON 7: "Sons and Daughters" by Paul Yee
Identifying Causes and Effects

LESSON 8: "A Piece of Red Calico" by Frank R. Stockton
Following Sequence in a Short Story

LESSON 9: "The Impossible Race" by Gary L. Blackwood
Following Sequence in an Informational Article

LESSON 10: "The Long Carry" by William Durbin
Making Predictions

Learning New Words

LESSON 11: "The Craft of Writing" by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Summarizing an Essay

LESSON 12: from Walking Through the Dark by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Drawing Conclusions About Characters

LESSON 13: "The Storm" by Jesse Stuart
Observing Characters

LESSON 14: "Elegy for Woodward" by Richard Bedard
Identifying Main Ideas and Supporting Details

LESSON 15: "The Homesick Chicken" by Edward D. Hoch
Identifying Problems and Solutions

Learning New Words

LESSON 16: "Zoo's New Top Banana" by Stacey Singer
Identifying Causes and Effects in a Newspaper Article

LESSON 17: "Animals on the Job" by Lynda Jones
Outlining Main Ideas and Supporting Details

LESSON 18: "The Cobra's Venom" by Robert Elgin
Identifying Problems and Solutions

LESSON 19: "A Revolutionary Friendship" by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge
Comparing and Contrasting

LESSON 20: "Blessing from America" by Barbara Kramer
Reading a Biography

Learning New Words

Graphing Your Progress

Glossary of Terms

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