This exciting resource offers prospective teachers a varied selection of original activities for the primary levels through eighth grade. Designed to be used with individuals or groups of students, the activities are geared to many achievement levels. Easy-to-understand, clearly explained and illustrated as needed, they aid the teacher in identifying pupil deficiency in major skill areas. Contains ideas for reinforcing word recognition, vocabulary, comprehension and study skills, reading in content areas, oral reading and drama as well as recreational and informational reading. Develops a literary appreciation of prose and poetry. First published in 1979 by Houghton Mifflin Company.