Prepare your students for timed tests from our largest collection of science, social studies, and literature selections Increase reading stamina. Build reading rate and fluency. Prepare students for state and national tests. Do you have students who simply do not finish the test in the time allotted? Do they move their eyes over the page without remembering what they read? For over 30 years, the Jamestown Timed Readings collection has helped such students increase their reading rate, fluency, and comprehension. The 55 books in the series all have Uniform 400-word passages for easy timing. Nonfiction and fiction selections like those found on state and national tests. Literal and critical comprehension questions. Progress charts for motivation Identicalcovers within a series so no one is embarrassed. Six different series to meet your students' needs. Timed Readings Plus in Social Studies, Science, or Mathematics -- passages on content area topics like those found on standardized tests. Timed Readings in Literature -- excerpts from great literature. Timed Readings -- passages from science, social studies, the humanities, and more. Timed Readings Plus -- nonfiction passages followed by related fiction.