Reading for Detail contains a collection of entertaining fiction and non-fiction texts, with activities designed to help students extract important details from each text. Text covered include: narrative, recount, procedure, report, explanation and exposition. Within these forms, students will enjoy reading texts such as plays, newspaper reports, instructions, interviews, experiments and advertisements. A range of activities follow each text, including: word study, retrieval charts, short-answer questions, cause and effect, point of view, challenging writing tasks. Together, the texts and activities in these books aim to improve students' comprehension of texts across a range of curriculum areas. Suitable for students in Years 3-5.