The Spectrum® Reading Workbook for fifth grade features 174 pages of illustrated fiction and non-fiction passages, informational texts, and engaging exercises that strengthen students’ ability to understand, process, and analyze text. This standards-based workbook enhances reading comprehension skills with grade-appropriate, yet challenging reading passages and discussion questions. This focused, repetitive practice is essential to boosting reading and language arts skills and reinforces students’ understanding of theme, summarization, finding key details in a text, and forming independent ideas. An answer key is included to help parents and teachers accurately monitor students’ progress and feel confident in their competency. The best-selling Spectrum series is a favorite of parents and teachers because it’s carefully designed to be both effective and engaging––the perfect building blocks for a lifetime of learning.