New Critical Thinking Exercises. Help students focus on the author's approach and purpose, recognize and generate summaries and paraphrases, and identify relationships between ideas.
Reading comprehension exercises. Help students recall what they've read, check understanding of the stated and implied main ideas, and add words to their working vocabulary.
Personal Response and Self-Assessment. Relates the articles to the students' personal experiences and helps evaluate their understanding of the information.
Three progressive reading levels per book. Students build reading skills as stories increase in difficulty.
Self-scoring graphs in each book. Track progress in reading speed, reading comprehension, and critical thinking.