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Program Summary
PROGRAM:
Reading Expeditions
GRADE(S):
Grades 3-8
SUBJECT(S):
Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies
SERVES:
On-Level Students
KEY FEATURE:
Delivers standards-based content in science, social studies, math, reading, and language arts and helps prepare students for standardized tests
Essential Core Content plus Nonfiction Reading Skills and Strategies
Reading Expeditions content-area readers offer students a rich array of engaging and thought- provoking science and social studies content while developing nonfiction literacy skills and strategies. Throughout the books, students are exposed to nonfiction text features, graphic elements, organizational patterns and nonfiction genres. Attention to the intricacies of nonfiction provides students with the tools for reading and comprehending informational text. Reading Expeditions:
  • Provides 177 high-interest nonfiction books
  • Delivers standards-based content in science, social studies, math, reading and language arts
  • Helps prepare students for standardized tests
  • Presents information and stories both visually and verbally
  • Makes science, social studies and math content meaningful and relevant
  • Increases comprehension, communication, and inquiry skills
  • Provides a range of nonfiction genres including narrative, expository and procedural text