Book Description: This hands-on resource book for Grade 2 contains 22 reproducible stories and practice materials for a wide spectrum of reading skills. The stories vary in reading difficulty from mid-first through beginning third grade levels, to meet the needs of readers in the average second grade classroom.Each story consists of one or two pages of text with fun illustrations, suitable for reproduction, followed by five pages of activities for practicing reading skills such as: comprehension, vocabulary development, word attack skills, phonics, and recording information.Stories span these genre: folk tales, fairy tales, realistic fiction, nonfiction, and fantasy. Comprehension questions cover recalling story details, drawing conclusions, making inferences and predictions, and sequencing events. Other skills covered: compound words, contractions, suffixes, syllables, parts of speech, and categorizing.Complete answer key provided. Charming line art illustrations throughout. All 144 pages perforated for easy removal.