Active Vocabulary is designed to accompany a reading book at the second tier reading level. Readings cover both general words and academic subjects. 4-color visual design, which links visual clues with words facilitates vocabulary acquisition. Interactive exercises give readers an opportunity to play with words and put them into personal contexts to facilitate learning. Each progressive reading uses previously presented vocabulary words in a new context giving readers numerous contact with new words. Flashcards are located at the end of the book for practice. For anyone interested in developing their vocabulary.