The Giant Makes the Team: Early Reading Activities is a unique resource for young readers, combining a humorous, full-length story about the Giant and his friends with skill-building practice activities. Topics include reading comprehension, sight words, letters and sounds, and more. In this original story, the Giant tries baseball, gymnastics, and many other sports. But a baseball glove is too small for a giant, and a somersault is too hard to do. Can he find a sport just right for him? After the story, 25 fun activities based on Common Core Standards help children understand the story and develop essential skills. With tips for parents and suggested extensions, The Giant Makes the Team: Early Reading Activities is entertaining and educational for young readers and their families.