Connections Basic Skills in Reading
A second chance for your low-level readers having trouble in the content areas. Connections offers subject-specific titles in all the content areas ... Show synopsis A second chance for your low-level readers having trouble in the content areas. Connections offers subject-specific titles in all the content areas written at reading levels 5-8. Designed for independent use. Connections is truly a self-directed program. With its low reading level and straightforward directions, students can measure their own progress with pretests and posttests. Correlation charts are tied to test questions directing them to the precise pages to study for each type of question. -- Units on the world of work and careers are tied to content areas. -- Answers and explanations in each book enable students to check their answers and understand the thinking behind each question. -- Real-life and work graphics content designed for secondary students help them connect academic skills with life and work skills. -- Reading selections emphasize comprehension, so students can improve reading skills as they gain content knowledge.