By Joan Baker-González and Eileen K. Blau
World of Reading features authentic readings from a variety of genres to help students become better readers.
- Vocabulary preview activates students’ background knowledge and introduces vocabulary that is essential for comprehension.
- Comprehension checks help students develop the ability to read and learn from authentic texts on their own.
- Writing activities offer additional opportunities for expression about the topic.
- Text analyses help students expand reading comprehension skills and enhance language development by exploring how writers use language.