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Reading 2: When the Sun Rides High, 2nd. ed.

Reading 2, 2nd ed. by BJU Press (textbook cover)

Reading 2, 2nd ed. Resources

About Reading 2, 2nd ed.

Encourages higher-level thinking, emphasizes character traits and Biblical principles and truths, and helps students grow in reading comprehension with compelling stories. This first volume of the Reading 2 two-volume set of readers is comprised of three themed units: "Days to Remember," "Creatures Great and Small," and "Treasures." Included in the variety of selections are realistic fiction stories, biographies, poetry, and Bible accounts, as well as a drama adaptation of the JourneyForth book, A King for Brass Cobweb. Includes old favorites and exciting new reading selections.

The second volume of the Reading 2 two-volume set of readers is comprised of three themed units: "Coastal Lands," "Special Deeds," and "Making Melody." Included in the variety of selections are a legend, a mystery, tall tales, and two JourneyForth books, Noodle Soup and The Cranky Blue Crab.


If you are using Reading 2 Teacher's Edition, 2nd ed., the enrichment vocabulary sentences for teaching words in context are now available on the web. These sentences can be printed out for use with a reading group. See pages viii-ix of the Teacher's Edition for further explanation on vocabulary development.

For your convenience, each lesson's enrichment vocabulary sentences are on a separate page. The lessons are grouped by unit. You can either print all of the pages for the unit, or you can choose to print only the pages you plan to use. (Choose File | Print from your browser menu. In the Print Range section, choose the Pages From option, and type the page numbers you want to print. Page numbers are listed at the bottom left of your browser.)

If Skies Be Blue

  • Days to Remember (Lessons 1-32) PDF | Word
  • Creatures Great and Small (Lessons 33-70) PDF | Word
  • Treasures (Lessons 71-92) PDF | Word

When the Sun Rides High

  • Coastal Lands (Lessons 93-115) PDF | Word
  • Special Deeds (Lessons 116-140) PDF | Word
  • Making Melody (Lessons 141-162) PDF | Word


Minor Corrections

Errata for Reading 2, 2nd ed., Student Worktextpdf document

Errata for Reading 2, 2nd ed., Worktext Answer Keypdf document

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