Reading for the Gifted Student, Grade 5

Challenging Activities for the Advanced Learner

By Melissa Gough; Remy Simard (Illustrator)
(Flash Kids, Paperback, 9781411434318, 192pp.)

Publication Date: April 2010

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Description

 A gifted child's reading level, critical-thinking ability, and interests can range far beyond his or her current grade level. This workbook caters to that unique capacity. It contains almost two hundred pages of reading material carefully calibrated for your advanced student. Challenging reading passages present new vocabulary and offer a depth and range of information on fascinating nonfiction. These passages are followed by true or false, multiple choice, cause and effect, ordering, and even creative writing questions to test analytical thinking skills and reinforce your student's understanding of the readings. The varied activities encourage your gifted learner to experience learning at an accelerated level.

Each Reading for the Gifted Student workbook features:

Inviting readings that favor nonfiction such as science, social studies, and the arts Comprehension questions and activities in various short- and long-answer formats Full-color illustrations and diagrams that bring concepts to life

Perforated pages for on-the-go practice




About the Author


Originally a student of political science, artist Remy Simard began his career as an illustrator in 1980. Today he creates computer-generated illustrations for a large variety of clients. He has also written and illustrated more than 30 children's books in both French and English, including Monsieur Noir et Blanc, a finalist for Canada's Governor's Prize. To relax, Remy likes to race around on his motorcycle. Remy resides in Montreal with his two sons and a cat named Billy.
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