Teaching reading comprehension with these activities books helps children develop skills that will last a lifetime. Ideal practice for standardized tests, these original stories and activities mirror the types of reading passages and comprehension questions students will face during standardized testing. Bound-in answer key. The stories in Improving Reading Comprehension have been divided into six chapters. Each story includes one or two comprehension exercises. These exercises concentrate on the students understanding of the story. Many exercises emphasize vocabulary as well. The exercises include completing sentences, matching words with definitions, writing, finding words with similar meanings, multiple-choice questions, cloze, and crossword puzzles. 96 pages.