Skill Sharpeners Reading, Grade 5 contains engaging full-color stories followed by activity pages that practice a variety of reading skills. This book is designed to help your child improve his or her reading skills. Skill Sharpeners Reading, Grade 5 provides 12 motivating fiction and nonfiction stories. Parents have a wonderful opportunity to support what happens in the classroom, inspiring their child's desire to learn. This book is perfect for practice at home. The content is written by teachers and addresses the five essential components of reading instruction as identified in the No Child Left Behind Act.