Cloze is a well known teaching strategy for developing language skills in schools. The author has used his extensive experience as a classroom teacher and principal to write this series of blackline masters which provides cloze exercises that are varied and interesting.
two main types of cloze are covered: answer lists are given and children provide their own words
reading strategies include context clues, syntactic and semantic skills, and word recognition
high-interest topics to motivate students
imaginative blackline master passages will help to expand vocabulary and promote written expression