Looking for a spark to energize your reading and writing lessons? Pull a card out of this box and have some fun! ·Choose from 30 colorful cards that present high-interest fiction and nonfiction topics in a variety of text types—including fanciful fiction, factual narratives, delightful descriptions, personal letters, thought-provoking stories, step-by-step procedures, poems, cartoons, and riddles. ·The back of each card suggests ways for students to interpret and think about each reading card, write in response to the reading topic, and enjoy creative extension activities. ·The box contains 3 copies of each card (90 cards total), making the activities ideal for centers as well as individual or whole-class use. ·An 80-page resource book provides additional activities for each card. ·A CD allows you to print extra copies of any of the cards or resource book pages—and to use all of this fabulous content on an interactive whiteboard. ·Correlated to Common Core Standards. ·Cards and resource book are 8-1/2" x 11".