How can you reduce text anxiety? What are the steps in CPR? How does memory work? What is the earliest form of writing? Read Ahead 1: Reading and Life Skills Development helps low-intermediate students build academic, life, and work skills crucial for success. Engaging readings and classroom-tested activities promote natural and purposeful language use. Informed by Equipped for the Future (EFF) standards, Read Ahead 1 helps students communicate with confidence, make informed decisions, and take responsibility for thier learning. Features A variety of text styles and topics relevant to contemporary issues expands literacy and keeps students engaged. Reading, vocabulary, and life skills are presented and recycled throughout the text. Writing prompts and guided online activities allow students to connect the readings to their own experiences and to expand their content knowledge.McEntire, Jo is the author of 'Read Ahead 1 Reading and Life Skills Development', published 2004 under ISBN 9780131189478 and ISBN 0131189476.