Stories Worth Reading 1

  • AUTHORS: Betsy Cassriel; Gail Reynolds
  • ISBN-13: 9781413008531 
  • 134 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2006     Published
  • Level(s): Beginning
  • List Price = $ 53.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $40.25
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Overview

About The Product

Lots of books explore topics such as Music, Cultures, and Work, but have you read about... the pianist whose concerts are like fireworks? the fishermen of Myanmar who use dolphins to catch fish? the girl who became vice president of a toy company at aged 13? STORIES WORTH READING uses up-to-date, multicultural readings taken from news, feature articles, and authentic literature as a basis for engaging low-level readers. This communicative and academically-focused series systematically develops vocabulary and reading strategies through eclectic activities and exercises in all skill areas.

Features

  • Three readings per unit explore the unit topic and recycle vocabulary.
  • Vocabulary skills development highlights dictionary skills, identifying parts of speech, synonyms and antonyms, and more.
  • Small group discussion activities encourage students to use their new vocabulary.
  • Writing models support students as they produce their own writing samples.
  • Research activities teach library and Internet search skills to help students find information on their own.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Betsy Cassriel

  • Gail Reynolds

Table of Contents

Unit 1. All People Big and Small.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: A Gentle Giant.
Part 2: Two Jewels.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 2. Music Magic.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: Fireworks at the Piano.
Part 2: Music For Your Health.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 3. Old and New Ways.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: They Dance Like Children.
Part 2: The Amish.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 4.Healthy Habits.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: At Home in the Water.
Part 2: Eat A Rainbow.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 5. Learning to Learn.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: Little Steps, Big Steps.
Part 2: Do You Want Better Grades.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 6. A Friend for Life.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: Tokyo's Famous Dog.
Part 2: Last Lesson For the Graduates.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 7. Survival.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: The Long Rescue.
Part 2: Survival Tips.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 8. Traveling Across America.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: Miles for Money.
Part 2: Back to Nature Tours.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 9. Fashion Fever.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: Blue Gold: Levi Strauss.
Part 2: Fashion in Harajuku.
One Step Beyond.

Unit 10. A Hard Day's Work.
Getting Ready.
Part 1: The Youngest Executive.
Part 2: Job Classifieds.
One Step Beyond.

Vocabulary Index.

Skill Index.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Stories Worth Reading 1 & 2: Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1413008593 | ISBN-13: 9781413008593)
  • Stories Worth Reading 1 & 2: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 1413018270 | ISBN-13: 9781413018271)
    CD-ROM allows teachers to quickly customize tests

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  • Stories Worth Reading 1: Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1413008542 | ISBN-13: 9781413008548)
    Have you read about the hard-working, uneducated woman who gave the gift of education to others? If not, choose STORIES WORTH READING! STORIES WORTH READING contains fresh reading passages relevant to students' lives. It uses up-to-date, multicultural readings taken from news, feature articles, and authentic literature as a basis for engaging low-level readers. This communicative and academically-focused series systematically develops vocabulary and reading strategies through eclectic activities and exercises in all skill areas.
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