Each box contains:
*75 colourfully illustrated four-page cards, with texts covering a variety of genres and text types
*15 colour-coded sections (in the same sequence as The Comprehension Boxes)
*5 cards in each of the 15 sections, numbered (front to back) from 1 to 5 multiple-choice questions on three pages of each card
Educators Guide Features:
*fully supports the English language curriculum
*incorporates three levels of comprehension, word study and grammar questions in a multiple-choice format *assesses 12 different comprehension skills and pronoun references
*features both fiction and nonfiction texts
*includes cross-curricular activities
*provides separate answer cards to allow the learners to work and progress at their own rate
*comprehensive educators notes for each card with suggested speaking and listening, writing and viewing activities
A variety of questions test the learner's ability to use specific comprehension strategies to understand texts. *Literal questions are those which can be found directly in the text.
*Inferential questions are implied in the text and require the reader to think a bit more deeply about what has just been read.
*Applied questions require the reader to think even further about the text and incorporate personal experiences and knowledge to answer.
*Many cards require the learners to relate pronouns to a noun in the text.
*Specific questions will assess the student's knowledge of this relationship.