Using Higher-Order Thinking to Improve Reading Comprehension
Teaches a depth of analysis that guarantees superior reading comprehension, top grades, and higher test scores!
The standards-based critical thinking activities of Reading DetectiveŽ develop the analysis, synthesis, and vocabulary skills students need for exceptional reading comprehension. The activities are especially effective at helping students understand more challenging reading concepts such as drawing inferences, making conclusions, determining cause-and-effect, and using context clues to define vocabulary.
Students read and analyze short literature passages and stories that include fiction and nonfiction genres. Then they answer multiple-choice questions, citing sentence evidence to support their answers.
The A1 level includes mixed-skills throughout and provides an introductory lesson for each skill.
Includes score reports, lesson guidelines, and detailed explanations of answers. Reading and literary analysis skills are based on grade-level standards.
Includes 51 activities
Each activity can be done in learning or test mode
Self-tutoring: detailed instructions, hints, and explanations of answers
Printable student scores with diagnostic, comparative, and detailed reports
On-screen teaching guide including skill matrix and answer keys
Saves unfinished activities
Optional password protection
Fun reward games
Pentium or class processor, 200 MhZ or faster
64 MB RAM, 80 MB free hard drive space
Color Monitor wiht 800 x 600 resolution
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200 MHz processor or faster
132 MB RAM and 80MB free hard drive space
Color monitor with 800 x 600 resolution
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