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Jamestown Signature Reading, Student Edition, Level J

Jamestown Signature Reading, Student Edition, Level J

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 2005
Publication Date: March 2, 2004
MHID: 0078617286
ISBN 13: 9780078617287

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Key Features

Improve students’ comprehension, vocabulary, content area reading and metacognitive strategies

Encourage reading growth with graduated readability in each book

Help student’s apply skills and strategies to new reading situations

Each book contains the strategies most often found on standardized tests:

  • Recognizing main ideas
  • Making inferences
  • Recognizing text structures
  • Recognizing literary forms
  • Using graphic organizers
  • Increasing vocabulary

Jamestown Signature Reading, Student Edition, Level J

Level J Student Text

How to Use This Book

LESSON 1: "The Silent Storm" by Maureen Crane Wartski
Mapping the Elements of a Short Story

LESSON 2: "Alex, the Talking Parrot" by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Summarizing Nonfiction

LESSON 3: "Do Animals Think?"
Outlining Main Ideas and Supporting Details

LESSON 4: "Concha" by Mary Helen Ponce
Reading an Autobiographical Sketch

LESSON 5: from Taking Sides by Gary Soto
Drawing Conclusions About Characters

Learning New Words

LESSON 6: "Faces in Sports: Jackie Joyner-Kersee" by Judith P. Josephson
Reading a Biography

LESSON 7: "Dancer" by Vickie Sears
Drawing Conclusions About Characters

LESSON 8: "The Faithful Sister" by Madhur Jaifrey
Identifying Causes and Effects

LESSON 9: "A Retrieved Reformation" by O. Henry
Making Predictions

LESSON 10: "The Printer's Apprentice" by Linda Roberts
Summarizing Nonfiction

Learning New Words

LESSON 11: "Duffy's Jacket" by Bruce Coville
Making Predictions

LESSON 12: "The Mysterious Mr. Lincoln" by Russell Freedman
Comparing Facts and Opinions

LESSON 13: "The Story of the Amistad Africans" by Mary Ann Limauro
Identifying Problems and Solutions

LESSON 14: "Passage to Mishima" by William J. Buchanan
Drawing Conclusions About Characters

LESSON 15: "The World's Biggest Ship" by John Koster
Following Sequence

Learning New Words

LESSON 16: "The Woman Who Loves Bones" by Marguerite Holloway
Asking Questions While Reading

LESSON 17: "Riding the Raptor" (Part 1) by Neal Shusterman
Drawing Conclusions About Characters

LESSON 18: "Riding the Raptor" (Part 2) by Neal Shusterman
Making Predictions

LESSON 19: "Dealing with Dirt" by Lesley Newson
Reading an Informational Article

LESSON 20: "Speed Cleen" by James Stevenson
Mapping the Elements of a Short Story

Learning New Words

Graphing Your Progress

Glossary of Terms

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