Useful as mental warm-ups at the start of a class, time fillers at classs end, or transitions in the middle, the 180 activities in each book will help students develop critical-thinking skills, sharpen their reasoning, and prepare them for standardized tests. Each title addresses specific skills: for example, Analogies
focuses on improving the understanding of relationships between words; Journal Writing
engages students by using prompts to develop fluency in writing; Spelling and Grammar
supports review and practice in spelling, mechanics, usage, and grammar; and Vocabulary
provides word attack strategies. Level I: Grades 5–8; Level II: Grades 9–12. Answer key. 8" x 5". J. Weston Walch. Approximately 200 pages each. ©2002–05.
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