"Get Smart! is the new mantra for students. With a systematic, back-to-the-basics approach, the books in this series aim to help students tackle crucial subjects in school with confidence and enjoyment. Accompanied by tables, illustrations and many exciting exercises, the Get Smart! series gives helpful tips and sensible advice so that students can develop both creative and analytical skills.
Get Smart! Vocabulary and Comprehension Skills will help students build vocabulary and improve their reading and comprehension skills through games, puzzles and quizzes. Featuring an excellent selection of excerpts from a variety of genres---classics, poetry, fiction (including Harry Potter and Roald Dahl) and non-fiction-this book offers engaging exercises and graded activities, including:
• jumbled words
• word-building exercises
• creative writing
This book is useful for those who want to:
• analyse informative pieces
• understand the written word
• master word-learning strategies through dictionary use and contextual analysis
• practise writing, especially narrative and expository passages
Ideal for year-round practice or extra lessons, Get Smart! Vocabulary and Comprehension Skills enriches your reading skills and helps you face the world of print with aplomb."