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Practice Makes Perfect Reading Comprehension Grade 3
This resource is designed to help parents and teachers give children the extra practice they need in reading short passages and answering questions to demonstrate understanding of the material they have read. The passages in this book are divided into three sections: fiction, nonfiction, and informational. Each gives students practice with the different styles and purposes of various text types. Within each section, there are between 5–7 two-page units. Each of these units contains a grade-appropriate passage and five multiple-choice questions that progress from simple recall of facts to a more advanced understanding and application of the information presented in the passages. The book ends with a practice test for each of the sections, an answer page that can be copied for repeated use, and a complete answer key for each of the book’s 21 total units. This resource is 48 pages in all.
Reading Comprehension Grade 3 Sample Page 34
In this example, students read a recipe for how to make a tasty treat. The passages in this book range from fiction to nonfiction to following directions. For each passage in this book, the text’s length and vocabulary are written to be appropriate for readers at a third-grade reading level.
Reading Comprehension Grade 3 Sample Page 35
This page contains multiple-choice questions designed to help readers demonstrate their understanding of the content of a reading passage. The questions range in complexity from simple recall to interpreting information to understanding vocabulary in context to determining the author’s purpose.
Reading Comprehension Grade 3 Sample Page 46
Use the answer sheets on pages 46–47 to give students extra practice for taking tests. There is a complete set of answer bubbles for each unit in this book.
Reading Comprehension Grade 3 Sample Page 48
You will find all of the answers for each of the book’s 21 units in this comprehensive answer key.