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Ready to Read Now: A Skills-Based Reader (Student Book)

Ready to Read Now: A Skills-Based Reader (Student Book)
Author: Karen Blanchard - Christine Root
ISBN 13: 9780131776470
ISBN 10: 131776479
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Pearson Longman
Publication Date: 2005-07-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 170
List Price: $45.32

Ready to Read Now: A Skills-Based Reader, by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, is a part of a three-level series designed to develop reading and vocabulary building skills. In Ready to Read Now, intermediate students progress step by step through task-based activities that promote reading competency and fluency.


  • Sharpen Your Reading Skills provides explicit instruction as well as extensive practice and recycling.
  • Be an Active Reader features high-interest readings that allow students to apply their skills.
  • As You Read activities, including completion of charts, graphs, and outlines, encourage reading with a purpose.
  • Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills includes word-attack skills ranging from Using a Dictionary to Using Context Clues.
  • Express Your Ideas and Explore the Web extend and enrich the reading experience.
  • Read Faster helps build reading fluency and accuracy.

The Ready to Read series also includes Get Ready to Read and Ready to Read More.