Synopses & Reviews
First comes a fully illustrated, original short text--a biography about astronaut Sally Ride, a letter to a congresswoman, a scientific article about fossils, a story about life on a big ranch. Following the text is a comprehension card that quizzes the reader about action, characters, and content. And following that is a card with questions on Grammar, Phonics, Word Choice, and more. It's the fundamentals of reading and the pleasure of language. Brain Quest Reading Grade 2 is an excellent way for kids to hone their skills and become accomplished, enthusiastic readers.
Vetted by a panel of America's highest award-winning teachers, and embraced by kids and parents because it flat-out works, Brain Quest opens a world of information and education with its fast-paced question-and-answer format, bright full-color illustrations, and lively attitude.
Educators stress it, journalists constantly report on it, and elected officials make it the linchpin of programs like "No Child Left Behind"—developing good reading skills in the early grades is critical to a student's continued success. But children don’t need to struggle—what they need is to work on the basics, a goal that can be helped greatly by parents. Announcing the completely revised and updated Brain Quest Reading, the tool that combines accessible, entertaining, onepage stories with curriculum-based questions. For kids, it's a fun way to hone their language skills; for parents, it's both a perfect assessment tool and an ideal aid that takes the guesswork out of how to help their children.
Featuring 20% new material and vetted by the Brain Quest Advisory Panel of award-winning educators, Brain Quest Reading takes a thorough approach to learning the fundamentals of reading and language arts. First comes an original short text or story illustrated in full color, with 56 per grade. Following the text is a comprehension card that quizzes the reader about the action, characters, and content. And following that is a Q&A card with questions on language arts, including grammar, phonics, vocabulary, and more.
It's O.K. to Be Smart…Reading Smart!
First comes a one-page illustrated story—about Sitting Bull, Sally Ride, caterpillars. Then comes the Q&A. From comprehension to phonics, it's the fundamentals of reading and the pleasure of language. Challenge yourself, impress your parents! Because learning plus practice is the story of knowledge.
CURRICULUM-BASED! TEACHER APPROVED BY THE BRAIN QUEST PANEL OF AWARD-WINNING EDUCATORS