Daily Reading Comprehension Books are an excellent resource to share with parents for home-based reading practice. Stories and activities can be photocopied or printed from the PDF. Each book is reproducible and includes a PDF for quick printouts. Comprehension exercises feature crossword puzzles, word pyramids, fill in the blanks and true/false questions. A related research option for each story encourages students to use a dictionary, atlas or encyclopedia to gather additional information.
The books are arranged by date: Semester 1, September 1 through January 14; Semester 2, January 15 through May 31; Summer, June 1 through August 31. Each nonfiction story, written at a third to fourth grade level, describes an event that happened on that date and is followed by comprehension exercises. Three covered spiralbound books totaling 750 pages, each with a PDF on Win/Mac CD with a Classroom License for printouts, 2005.
Daily Reading Comprehension Software is a bundle of two CDs (Semester 1 and 2) and features 274 talking stories with computer-graded tests with an optional hint feature. Each story is linked to a date in history. Text is highlighted as it’s read aloud by professional narrators. Test results are stored for your review in individual student files. You can assign books to students by date or category. Students can also explore the titles and read the books that interest them.
The software presents the books' same high interest, easy-to-read stories in a multimedia format to support struggling readers.
Windows XP (SP2), Windows 7, Windows 8
Intel processor & OS 10.6 through 10.9
There is currently no demonstration video for the Daily Reading Comprehension Software.