Develop students' appreciation of literature and improve their reading comprehension skills with these time-saving resources. Grades 6-12. Reading Comprehension Exercises encourage students to read carefully and critically by asking them to recall details, pick out main themes, make inferences and draw conclusions. Vocabulary Exercises introduce new words & new forms of familiar ones. Stop and Think Exercises encourage students to summarize; describe and explain events, personalities, and problems; make predictions; discuss themes; infer motivation; compare situations with current events; look for connections to their own lives; etc. Reviewing the Story Exercises include objective and open-ended exercises.