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The Search for the Lost Oasis

Designed for: Grade 4, Grade 5

This is a single, multi-chapter story. Students play the role of the main character, making decisions that will shape the direction of the plot. This interactivity increases student involvement, interest and desire to read. 'Search for the Lost Oasis' appeals to students in grades 4 and 5 as well as older students who are experiencing reading difficulties.

Targeted Skills

  • Drawing Conclusions
  • Getting The Facts
  • Factual Recall
  • Predicting Outcomes
  • Using Verbs
  • Contractions
  • Plurals
  • Using Words In Context
  • Pronouns
  • Phonics
  • Working With Syllables
  • Word Meanings
  • Root Words
  • Compound Words

Highlighted Features

  • Ideal for older students with reading difficulties
  • Stimulating illustrations accompany each page of text
  • Vocabulary and comprehension questions on each page
  • A help system ensures that readers always know what is expected of them
  • Reinforces correct answers to encourage and motivate students
  • Can be used by any number of students, over and over, year after year
  • Reading level gradually increases in difficulty as students progress through the program


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