Teach strategies for reading many different types of print found in
the real world. Students learn survival reading techniques along with
key vocabulary words for a variety of everyday texts, such as menus,
labels, maps, bills, credit card statements, and job applications.
Activity sheets include realistic graphics of each type of text to
provide "real-life" reading practice.
Each unit begins with a lesson plan that provides ideas for helping
students become familiar with a particular type of print. Both
prereading and comprehension strategies are introduced along with ways
to learn key vocabulary.
Multiple activity sheets follow each lesson, allowing for extensive
individual practice in reading and understanding the texts covered.
Several ideas for fun and unique extension activities are also included.
Unit assessments test students'' ability to read and interpret each type
of text. Questions include matching, multiple choice, true/false, and
BINDER 1 TOPICS
Over 150 pages that cover Menus and Recipes, Labels, Instructions, Maps,
Driving-Related Items, and Schedules.
BINDER 2 TOPICS
Over 170 pages that cover Phone Books; Newspapers; Catalogs; Mail and
Postal Forms; Bills, Statements, and Invoices; Web Sites and E-Mail; and
Applications and Other Forms.
Each binder features Lesson Plans, Parent Letters, reproducible Activity
Sheets, Extension Activities, Assessments, and an Answer Key.