Reading for Comprehension, Full-Color Edition

Grades 1-8  |  Comprehension

$12.20$311.50 each

Pique your readers’ curiosity! This newest edition features lively comprehension practice with high-interest topics that are sure to motivate your students. Audio is available.

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Why do doughnuts have holes? What causes people to yawn? Reading for Comprehension, Full-Color Edition is an update of our popular series and features high-interest articles to help students build their nonfiction reading skills.

eBooks Icon Interactive eBooks are also available.

Exclusive to this edition

  • A color-rich design and new articles have been added.
  • In the opening lessons, the skill for each question is labeled, so students know what reading strategy to use. In the lessons that follow, the labels are eliminated to allow students to show what they know.
  • The order of the questions in each lesson varies to make the targeted skills less predictable.
  • Audio is available for additional listening support.
  • lnteractive eBooks are available.

Student Books
Each book includes 46 high-interest, nonfiction articles in social studies and science with questions that assess comprehension and build critical thinking skills.

Reading skills:
Vocabulary, context clues, main idea, details, sequence, cause and effect, inferences and conclusions

Writing skills:
Narrative, descriptive, persuasive, expository

Teacher’s Guides and Audio
Teacher’s guides include an evaluation chart, skill descriptors and instructional strategies, answer key, rubric, reproducible graphic organizers, and a link to download audio for the articles.

Student Book: 96 pages
Teacher’s Guide: 32 pages

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Hear what teachers have to say:

“ These are high-interest topics to my students. They love them! ”
– Neisha Bruce, 2nd Grade Teacher, Parkway Elementary School, NJ

“ The skill labels in the opening lessons are great! They’re especially helpful for my below-level students. ”
– Neisha Bruce, 2nd Grade Teacher, Parkway Elementary School, NJ

“ I require my students to highlight where they found their answers in the passage. The two-page format makes it easy since they don’t need to flip back and forth. ”
– Georgia Ricard, 1st Grade Teacher, MS

“ Students love the color format! They tell me it makes the article more interesting to read. ”
– Mrs. Nicholson, 6th Grade Teacher, NC

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Level H (Grade 8)
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For your convenience, prices are listed below and can be printed for reference. Please place your order in the section above.

Student Book: Minimum order of 5 of the same book

Student Set: Includes 1 printed student book and 1 FREE student eBook* license. Minimum order of 25 sets of the same level. FREE eBooks* are valid for one year from purchase date of student sets.

Classroom Set:  Includes 25 copies of the same student book and 1 teacher’s guide

Teacher’s Guide: FREE with the purchase of 25 copies of the same student book

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Level A (Grade 1)
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
0956-4 Student Book 5+ $12.20
2270-9 Student Set 25+ $12.20
1744-6 Classroom Set 1+ $311.50
0964-9 Teacher's Guide 1+ $15.00
Level B (Grade 2)
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
0957-1 Student Book 5+ $12.20
2271-6 Student Set 25+ $12.20
1745-3 Classroom Set 1+ $311.50
0965-6 Teacher's Guide 1+ $15.00
Level C (Grade 3)
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
0958-8 Student Book 5+ $12.20
2272-3 Student Set 25+ $12.20
1746-0 Classroom Set 1+ $311.50
0966-3 Teacher's Guide 1+ $15.00
Level D (Grade 4)
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
0959-5 Student Book 5+ $12.20
2273-0 Student Set 25+ $12.20
1748-4 Classroom Set 1+ $311.50
0967-0 Teacher's Guide 1+ $15.00
Level E (Grade 5)
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
0960-1 Student Book 5+ $12.20
2274-7 Student Set 25+ $12.20
1749-1 Classroom Set 1+ $311.50
0968-7 Teacher's Guide 1+ $15.00
Level F (Grade 6)
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
0961-8 Student Book 5+ $12.20
2275-4 Student Set 25+ $12.20
1750-7 Classroom Set 1+ $311.50
0969-4 Teacher's Guide 1+ $15.00
Level G (Grade 7)
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
0962-5 Student Book 5+ $12.20
2276-1 Student Set 25+ $12.20
1751-4 Classroom Set 1+ $311.50
0970-0 Teacher's Guide 1+ $15.00
Level H (Grade 8)
ISBN Format Qty Price Each
0963-2 Student Book 5+ $12.20
2277-8 Student Set 25+ $12.20
1752-1 Classroom Set 1+ $311.50
0971-7 Teacher's Guide 1+ $15.00

Update September 2023: Please see ordering updates on our FAMIS/NYC page. 

For NYC ordering assistance, please contact Sussman Education: 800.350.7180 • Continental Press vendor number: CON210000

Classroom Sets: Printed sets are below.
25 student books and 1 teacher’s guide in print format with audio CD

Student Books: Printed books are below.
5 or more copies of the same book

Teacher’s Guides: Printed guides are below.

Audio CDs: For use with the printed student books

eBooks Icon eBooks are available.

Level/GradeClassroom SetsStudent BooksTeacher's GuidesAudio CDs
Level A (Grade 1)9781524010775978152400956497815240096499781524009724
Level B (Grade 2)9781524010782978152400957197815240096569781524009731
Level C (Grade 3)9781524010799978152400958897815240096639781524009748
Level D (Grade 4)9781524010805978152400959597815240096709781524009755
Level E (Grade 5)9781524010812978152400960197815240096879781524009762
Level F (Grade 6)9781524010829978152400961897815240096949781524009779
Level G (Grade 7)9781524010836978152400962597815240097009781524009786
Level H (Grade 8)9781524010843978152400963297815240097179781524009793