Fluency in reading leads to confidence and success in school. Deciphering and using written language is a process. Children must develop both decoding skills (the ability to "sound out" words) and comprehension to become fluent readers. This Reading Activities workbook helps build skills in both critical areas. Once mastered, these abilities just keep growing. Your child will delight in and learn from story problems, whimsical illustrations, and probing questions. Help stimulate interest and imagination while building core skills. Features include an easy reference answer key, perforated pages great for individual worksheets, concept and skill focus listed at bottom corner of each page, parent guide and recommended activities pages and more. Reinforces the following skills: comparing and contrasting; making inferences; finding the main idea; predicting; drawing conclusions; rhyming; predicting; classifying; analyzing; evaluating; sequencing order of events; reading comprehension.