Review Level B Skills and Sample Cards

The fronts of the cards pictured below are from the Vocabulary and Comprehension sections of Review Level B.  Card number 20C covers "Descriptive Words" using a 7th grade vocabulary while card number 24A covers "Sequence of Events" using a 5th grade vocabulary.  The actual cards are 9 inches high. Click to return to [Kit Summary] page.

Vocabulary Comprehension

Reading Skills Review work cards are packaged in kits appropriate for older students with a limited vocabulary. The Scope and Sequence below outlines the topics covered in Level B at a vocabulary level fog indexed to the 5th, 6th and 7th grades.  Three cards are assigned to each topic, one at each vocabulary level.  For instance, "Plural Nouns" is the topic of three cards, "Verb Endings" another three and so on.

Review Level B: Word Structure

Plural Nouns, Verb Endings
Compound Words, Root Words
Prefixes, Suffixes, Affixes
Possessives, Contractions, Comparisons
Syllabication, Using Hyphens, Using Accents

Review Level B: Vocabulary

Identifying Words Using Context Clues
Using Context Clues in Paragraphs
Identifying Words Using Definitions
Antonyms and Synonyms
Homonyms, Homographs
Abbreviations, Descriptive Words
Special Vocabulary for Media, Social Studies
Special Vocabulary for Science, Math
Idioms, Colloquialisms and Dialect
Standard English vs Slang and Colloquialism
Multiple Meanings, Rhyming Words
Technical Terms in Careers

Review Level B: Comprehension

Identifying the Main Idea Using Supportive Ideas
Identifying the Main Idea Using Topic Sentences
Rewording the Main Idea
Titling Using the Main Idea
Sequence of Events Using Paragraphs
Fact, Opinion and Bias, Mood of a Selection
Interpreting Feelings of Characters
Describing Characters, Reacting Personally
Author's Intent, Comparing and Contrasting
Cause and Effect, Inference, Recalling Details
Who, What, When, Where, Why
Interpreting New Ideas and Careers
Sensory Imagery, Recognizing Absurdities
Analyzing Sayings, Figures of Speech, Vivid Language

Review Level B: Research and Study Skills

Title Page, Preface, Table of Contents, Index
Alphabetical Order, Skimming for Details, Time and Place
Dictionary, Glossary, Encyclopedia
Newspaper, Television Schedule, Magazine
Bibliography, Card Catalog, Dewey Decimal System
Best Source of Research Information
Classifying Related Ideas, Summary Sentences
Outlining, Charts, Graphs, Timelines, Diagrams