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Richards Learning Systems ®

Materials from our award-winning curriculum are available for purchase — including teacher’s guides, student workbooks, and manipulatives. Purchase them for your student, your class, or your school!

FICTION COMPREHENSION

Richards Learning Systems ® Fiction learners develop an understanding of the framework or skeletal structure of fiction. Simple and complex fiction becomes meaningful to students. The learner travels step-by-step through the structure of literature and gains the ability to identify:

  • Setting
  • Characters
  • Problem (Protagonist/Antagonist)
  • Rising Action/Event Sequence
  • Climax
  • Open/Closed plot
  • Story meaning

Primary Fiction Comprehension Workbook

This is designed for children in kindergarten through grade two or three, depending on their skill and ability levels. Students learn setting, characters and the story’s problem.

Cost: $11.00


Advanced Fiction Comprehension Workbook

This is designed for students ages eight or nine through college. Students learn the basic story structure and then move into interpretive theme, characterization, genre, etc.

Cost: $15.00


Systematic Fiction Comprehension Teacher’s Guide

This textbook guides the teacher/tutor in instructing students on the structure of their written textbooks, articles, etc. There are multiple lessons with graphic organizers and exercises to practice the concepts taught within the curriculum. However, the major focus is using the student’s school work to teach the concepts.

Cost: $50.00

Nonfiction Comprehension

Richards Learning Systems ® Nonfiction teaches outlining, or main idea identification, in reverse. Students learn to extract pieces of information from material, identify their relationship to each other, and relate them to the main idea of the subject material. Learning this skill requires:

  • Subject identification
  • Title/subject connection
  • Main idea/supporting detail connection

Students also learn how to apply these techniques to improve their test-taking skills.

Nonfiction Comprehension Primary Workbook

This is designed for children in kindergarten through grade two or three, depending on the student’s skill and ability level. Students learn subject, title, main ideas in paragraphs, and short texts using graphic organizers.

Cost: $10.00


Nonfiction Comprehension Advanced Workbook

This is designed for student ages eight or nine through college. Students learn how to ask questions, subject-title connection, main ideas in paragraphs, articles and textbooks, supporting details, sub-details, notetaking, test taking, and more using graphic organizers.

Cost: $15.00


Nonfiction Comprehension Teacher’s Guide

This textbook guides the teacher/tutor in instructing students on the structure of their written textbooks, articles, etc. There are multiple lessons with graphic organizers and exercises to practice the concepts taught within the curriculum. However, the major focus is using the student’s school work to teach the concepts.

Cost: $50.00


For more information on other titles in the Richards Learning Systems ® series, please contact Carole Richards directly at (440) 914-0200.

Focus on Your Future

A career workbook for special needs teens and adults who are heading into the workforce, a training program or college. The focus is on the student’s interests and successful experiences and, how to transform those experiences into a fulfilling career.

Cost: $25.00


How to Break the ETR Code … Understand IQ and Achievement Tests and Create Effective IEP’s

A Workbook and Reference Guide for Parents and Educators

Why did I write this book? Years ago when my son was nine, I knew he was smarter than the school indicated. I researched the tests, scoring methods and important acronyms. I soon uncovered many of the facts and processes discussed in this book.

Understand your child’s testing reports and become an active member of your child’s IEP team. This book is dedicated to helping every parent of a struggling child enjoy a more successful school experience.

Cost: $30.00


Kindergarten Readiness Activities

Ensure your young child has the essential skills they will need to learn how to read. Designed for preschoolers and kindergarten students, this book contains basic activities to strengthen your child. Skills include auditory perception, fine motor coordinator, gross motor coordination, and language development. All of the activities can be performed with simple every day items that can be found in the home.

Cost: $20.00


Tastes Great Cookbook…and Healthy, Too!

After four and one-half years of kitchen testing, this cookbook is ready for the food sensitive person. All 144 recipes are gluten, dairy, egg and soy-free. Each recipe is rated from one to five on a “difficulty to prepare” scale and the book offers suggestions on how to find the alternative ingredients.

Cost: $30.00