Vocabulary-building is emphasized through contextual exercises as well as a lesson dealing with word meanings. Word-bank, crossword, fill-in-the-blank, and other exercises are included, helping children gain familiarity with how words and sentences are constructed. Test sheets are included at the back of the book. This second edition features updated fonts and other minor aesthetic changes; two-tone pages don't distract from the content. 126 pages, softcover. 5th Grade. 2nd Edition.