Read with Confidence. In this reading comprehension workbook, each reading passage encourages students to read with a purpose. Follow-up questions emphasize critical thinking, making text connections, inferencing, and synthesizing what students have read. Graphic organizers for extended learning and an assessment rubric for success criteria are also included. Features ready-to-go, reproducible activities. Skills covered in this workbook: Understanding Context, Understanding Text Features, Making Text Connections, Critical Thinking, Graphic Organizers. About this workbook: Designed for teachers with parents in mind, this workbook is perfect for the classroom and for home. It promotes student confidence, learning, and success and offers the ideal supplement to enhance or enrich any curriculum. This must-have reading comprehension workbook: Includes manageable activities that reinforce essential skills and concepts, Meets standards and cover curriculum efficiently and effectively, Provides a consistent, clear approach, 120 pages. 1st Grade, Authors: Rita Vanden Heuvel, Helen Mason, Elizabeth MacLeod.