Word bank exercises, crosswords, fill-in-the-blank, writing practice, rhyming exercises, and other fun activities are included, helping children gain familiarity with how words and sentences are constructed. Test sheets are included at the back of the book. Teacher-Parent help is required. This second edition features updated fonts and other minor aesthetic changes; two-tone pages don't distract from the content. 127 pages, softcover. 1st Grade.