Synopses & Reviews
Lynn Bonesteel, Series Editor
Paul Nation, Series Consultant
A four-level reading skills series for beginning through advanced students, Real Reading provides students with a meaningful and authentic reading experience. Compelling readings in a variety of genres have been carefully written or adapted from authentic sources and feature a principled approach to vocabulary development.
Real Reading Features
- Two thematically-related readings per unit encourage students to make connections.
- Reading and vocabulary skill building and vocabulary learning strategies based on Paul Nation’s research help students become more confident and successful in preparation for academic reading and reading on standardized tests.
- Controlled vocabulary based on the General Service Word List, the Academic Word List, and the Billuroglu-Neufeld List ensures students’ comprehension.
- Fluency Practice units improve reading speed and comprehension.
Click on the links below for the Teacher’s Manuals:
Real Reading 1 Teacher’s Manual
Real Reading 2 Teacher’s Manual
Real Reading 3 Teacher’s Manual
Real Reading 4 Teacher’s Manual
The four-level Real Reading series also includes:
- Real Reading 1
- Real Reading 3
- Real Reading 4
Table of Contents
The Real Reading Unit
Scope and Sequence
Unit 1 The Truth About Shyness
Chapter 1 Why Are We Shy?
Chapter 2 It’s All an Act
Unit 2 The Good Guys in Sports
Chapter 3 A Tall Order
Chapter 4 Hull City Tigers Discussion Board
Unit 3 It’s Not Easy Being Green
Chapter 5 A Cleaner Way to Shop?
Chapter 6 Green Airplanes
Fluency Practice 1
Unit 4 Strange Travels
Chapter 7 The World’s Strangest Hotels
Chapter 8 Small Town, Strange Festival
Unit 5 The Food We Love
Chapter 9 What Is American Food?
Chapter 10 Why Chilies Are Hot
Unit 6 Music
Chapter 11 All About Music
Chapter 12 Can’t Name That Tune?
Fluency Practice 2
Unit 7 The Movie Business
Chapter 13 Famous Flops
Chapter 14 Sleeper Hits
Unit 8 All In the Family
Chapter 15 Rebel with a Cause
Chapter 16 About The Nurture Assumption
Unit 9 Haiku
Chapter 17 The Haiku Master
Chapter 18 So You Want to Write Haiku?
Fluency Practice 3
Unit 10 Big Buildings
Chapter 19 Race for the Sky
Chapter 20 Anybody Want to Buy a Stadium?
Unit 11 Body Language
Chapter 21 Pheromone Perfume
Chapter 22 The Language of Pheromones
Unit 12 High Seas, High Tech
Chapter 23 The Chronometer
Chapter 24 The Treasure of the SS Central America
Fluency Practice 4
Unit 3 Quiz: How Green Are You?
Vocabulary Practice 1-12
Fluency Progress Charts
Fluency Practice Answer Key
MP3 Audio Tracking Guide