This guide helps the middle school student develop critical reading skills. The material is age-appropriate, high interest, and challenging, yet reader-friendly. Students who need a speedy solution to their reading woes will benefit from the practice exercises with fun memory coaching and shortcuts. As training progresses, the lessons build off previous instruction to deepen the student's comprehension and confidence. Use this tool to strengthen basic reading skills, reading comprehension, or to prepare for standardized tests or oral reading exams.