Thumbprint Mysteries Level Four, Teacher's Manual
- Publish Date: 2001-02-09
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Contemporary
THUMBPRINT MYSTERIES Teacher's Manual Level Four correlates to the reading ranges of the 10 books of the Level 4 THUMBPRINT MYSTERIES. TEACHER'S MANUALS Contemporary's highly popular THUMBPRINT MYSTERIES are now available with accompanying Teacher's Manuals. Readers will not only enjoy the engaging story line of these capturing titles but will also enhance their reading ability through the skills pages of these Teacher Manuals. Each of the three THUMBPRINT MYSTERIES Teacher's Manuals is centered upon one reading level organized by mystery. TEACHER'S MANUAL FEATURES PRE-READING AND DISCUSSION The pre-reading exercise familiarizes students with the main idea and places them in the setting and context of the story. Students are asked to draw from their own experience to become involved with and to understand the problems the characters face in the mystery. Discussion questions are provided to check whether readers comprehend key points of the mystery. ORGANIZATION, VOCABULARY, AND SKILLS The organizational exercise helps readers enjoy the mystery by keeping track of such things as the characters, the sequence of events, and cause and effect relationships in the story. The vocabulary exercises address one of the skills tested in TABE(TM): finding meaning context, synonyms, or antonyms. The two skill exercises provide student practice in reading skills tested in TABE(TM) at the appropriate level. ANSWER KEY Answers for all exercises and suggested answers for all discussion questions are provided.