This contemporary series methodically and creatively teaches students the skills needed for effective comprehension. • Skills have been defined as: understanding words, finding information, identifying the main idea, sequencing, finding similarities and differences, predicting, concluding, summarising, inferring, cause and effect, fact or opinion, and point of view and purpose. • Incorporates a wide range of interesting texts customised to illustrate the strategies highlighted. • Uses models and activities to teach skills and strategies and includes review exercises. • Accompanied by a Teacher’s Guide providing background notes and information on the skills and strategies as well as suggested answers.