College Reading Essentials (CRE) is a powerful new reading program that takes students' reading level from where it is to where it needs to be for college-level work. Whether you choose CRE's print or digital option, students will receive clear instruction and systematic practice in the following essential skills, from reading grade levels 8 through 12:
Fall is here! Classrooms are full, and you're working your magic to engage and inspire another crop of students. At Townsend Press, we want to help. That's why we've released three new features in the Learning Center (more are coming).
Vocabulary Plus expanded to include Short Version texts
Bullying in Schools, our popular anti-bullying handbook for grades 6–10, has been updated and released as an electronic resource. Featuring freshened cyberbullying coverage, digital assignments, and Paul Langan’s accessible writing style, Bullying in Schools Plus can serve as an individual, group, or school-wide resource for less than $1 per student (with site license).
Three high-interest paperbacks have just been added to the acclaimed Townsend Library. The three titles, The Power of Determination, Muhammad Ali: The Greatest, and Helen Keller: From Darkness to Light, feature compelling nonfiction that will engage readers of all ages. Don’t believe us? Read the first chapter of each at the links above and see for yourself! Each book is priced at $2 each.
Introducing Ten Steps Plus, the newest and most powerful collection of print and electronic resources ever crafted by Townsend Press. Looking for a combined print/electronic program to teach college reading? With Ten Steps Plus, you’ve got it–and much more. Learn more here.
Groundwork for College Reading with Phonics, the most basic book in the acclaimed Ten Steps Reading Series, has just been published in a new fifth edition. Featuring major chapter additions, freshened content, and enhanced visual appeal, this revised edition of Groundwork for College Reading with Phonics is ideal for students and adult learners in a very basic developmental reading or ESL course.
Teacher's materials for Girls Like Me, the twenty-first novel in the acclaimed Bluford Series, have been published! They are included free of charge with any purchase of the two-volume Teacher's Guide to the Bluford Series. They can also be downloaded free of charge from the Learning Center. Learn more about the Bluford Series here.