Multiple Skills Series

Grade Levels: PreK-9

SRA's Multiple Skills Series presents an equal balance of the same skills in each leveled book. 

Multiple Skills Series

Using the Multiple Skills Series, you can diagnose reading comprehension problems and provide targeted practice that helps your students refine their skills. Assessment tools enable the placement of students at an appropriate level in the series, as well as quantify the growth of their skills over time.

This leveled supplemental series provides practice in nine major skill areas:

  • Using Phonics and Vocabulary
  • Comparing and Contrasting
  • Identifying Cause and Effect
  • Finding Details
  • Identifying Fact and Opinion
  • Getting the Main Idea
  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Sequencing
  • Making Inferences

The self-paced lessons in the Multiple Skills Series work well for:

  • All students, including below-average students
  • Individual, small-group, and whole-class instruction

Components:

Teacher's Manual includes:

  • Answer Keys
  • Blackline Masters for Student Worksheets

Placement Test includes Teacher's Manual with Blackline Masters for student worksheets

  • Helps teachers identify specific comprehension problems and assess improvement
  • Pre-test for correct placement and post-test to measure progress
  • 8 copies of test booklet
  • Can be purchased in complete sets or by level

Primary Set (Grades 1-3)

  • 3 Starter Sets from Level A (Grade 1) through Level C (Grade 3)
  • 4 student books at each level (12 total)
  • Teacher Manual with Answer Key and Blackline Masters

Middle Set (Grades 4-6)

  • 3 Starter Sets from Level D (Grade 4) through Level F (Grade 6)
  • 4 student books at each level (12 total)
  • Teacher Manual with Answer Key and Blackline Masters

Upper Set (Grades 6-8)

  • 3 Starter Sets from Level F (Grade 6) through Level H (Grade 8)
  • 4 student books at each level (12 total)
  • Teacher Manual with Answer Key and Blackline Masters

Starter Sets

  • Each Set has one copy of 4 different student books
  • Starter Sets can be used individually or to expand a multi-grade Set
  • Twelve levels progress through the development of essential skills
  • Appealing stories followed by literal and inference questions reinforce comprehension
  • Language activity pages help develop writing proficiency
  • Teacher Manual with Answer Key and Blackline Masters