Reader's Edge

ISBN-10: 0073407259
ISBN-13: 9780073407258
Edition: 2011
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Description: The Reader's Edge Book IIapproaches reading holistically while focusing on discrete skills. The text stresses that reading, thinking, and asking questions are all things students do alreadynot new concepts. This emphasis on reading as a part of the  More...

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Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 2/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.860

The Reader's Edge Book IIapproaches reading holistically while focusing on discrete skills. The text stresses that reading, thinking, and asking questions are all things students do alreadynot new concepts. This emphasis on reading as a part of the student's world is then paired with strong skills-based instruction. The Reader's Edge Book IIis part of McGraw-Hill's new M-series of textbooks that are inexpensive, lightweight (400-450 pages), and designed to reflect the way today's students read and study. The text is designed visually to appeal to students while conveying the key concepts of developmental reading in a way that they can relate to and apply to their daily lives. This book allows you, the instructor, to meet students where they are, so you can take them where they want to go.

Connect Now
Introduction to the New Strategy: Connect Now
Getting an Impression of the Topic
Your Experiences and Feelings
Your Purpose and the Author’s Purpose
Apply the New Strategy: Connect Now
The Voice You Hear When You Read Silently
Summary
How Does Strategy 1 Help You to Read from the Inside Out?
How Does the Connect Now Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
I Do Not Like to Read—Sam-I-Am!
Connect Now Practice Pages
The One-Room Schoolhouse of the Nineteenth Century
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Matthew McConaughey: The Case for Christ
Respond
Introduction to the New Strategy: Respond
You, the Audience
Time for Responding
Space for Responding
Questions and Comments
Looking for Answers
Connections with Other Ideas
Apply the New Strategy: Respond
Forbidden Reading
Summary
How Does Strategy 2 Help You to Become a More Engaged Reader?
How Does the Respond Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
“See Spot Run”: Teaching My Grandmother to Read
Respond Practice Pages
Think Big!
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Sarah Jessica Parker: The History of Love
Vital Vocabulary
Introduction the New Strategy: Vital Vocabulary
Tone, or the Author’s Voice
Context Clues
The Dictionary
Word Parts
A System for Learning New Words
Apply the New Strategy: Vital Vocabulary
Where English Words Come From
Summary
How Does Strategy 3 Help You to Become a More Engaged Reader?
How Does the Vital Vocabulary Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Point. Shoot. See
Vital Vocabulary Practice Pages
Does Media Violence Desensitize Children to Violence?
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Courtney Love: Trading Up
Get an Overview
Introduction to the New Strategy: Get an Overview
The Title: The Author’s Key to the Subject
Other Important Clues
Skimming
Predicting
Apply the New Strategy: Get an Overview
What Deprived Children Tell Us about Human Nature
Summary
How Does Strategy 4 Help You to Become a More Engaged Reader?
How Does the Operation Overview Strategy Work? Mastery Test
The Good Person by Robert Coles
Get an Overview Practice Pages
Managing Workforce Diversity
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Madonna: The Night Listener
Ask Questions
Introduction to the New Strategy: Ask Questions
Questions for Connecting to the Reading
Questions for Predicting the Overall Point and Main Ideas
Questions That Get Useful Answers
Answers and New Questions
Apply the New Strategy: Ask Questions
How Babies Use Patterns to See
Summary
How Does Strategy 5 Help You Become a More Engaged Reader?
How Does the Asking Questions Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
talking back
Ask Questions Practice Pages
Powder by Tobias Wolff
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Kristin Cavallari: Love Me, Hate Me: Barry Bonds and the Making of An Anti-Hero
Find and Mark Main Ideas
Introduction to the New Strategy: Find and Mark Main Ideas
Marking Ideas
Overall Point and Main Topics in a Reading
Main Ideas in Paragraphs
Supporting Ideas
Adjust your Marking
Apply the New Strategy: Find and Mark Main Ideas
How the Self-Concept Develops
Sample Marking: How the Self-Concept Develops
Summary
How Does Strategy 6 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Find and Mark Main Ideas Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
School Is Bad for Children
Sample Marking: School Is Bad for Children
Find Main Ideas Practice Pages
Learning the River
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Kirsten Dunst: The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God
Patterns of Thought
Introduction to the New Strategy: Patterns of Thought
Common Patterns
Patterns and the Overall Point
Patterns and Main Ideas
Signal Words and Phrases
Apply the New Strategy: Patterns of Thought
Optimism: The Great Motivator
Summary
How Does Strategy 7 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Look for Patterns of Thought Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
How Conscious Is Thought?
Patterns of Thought Practice Pages
Traveling by Grace Paley
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Jason Lee: Hunger
Map Main Ideas
Introduction to the New Strategy: Map Main Ideas
Placing the Overall Point, the Main Ideas, and the Supporting Ideas
Apply the New Strategy: Map Main Ideas
Why People Don’t Help in a Crisis
Sample Informal Outline: “Why People Don’t Help in a Crisis”
Summary
How Does Strategy 8 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Map Main Ideas Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Mother Tongue
Map Main Ideas Practice Pages
Imprinting: A Form of Learning
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Shia LaBeouf: The Definitive Book of Body Language
Make Inferences
Introduction to the New Strategy: Make Inferences
Inferences and Implied Ideas
Logical Connections
Details
Word Choice
Your Own Assumptions
Apply the New Strategy: Make Inferences
A Letter to My Teacher
Summary
How Does Strategy 9 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Make Inferences Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Why Men Don’t Last: Self-Destruction as a Way of Life
Make Inferences Practice Pages
The Gorilla’s Embrace
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Cassandra Wilson: Manuals on PHP
Find Meaning in Metaphors
Introduction to the New Strategy: Find Meaning in Metaphors
Metaphorical Expressions
Interpreting Metaphors
Apply the New Strategy: Find Meaning in Metaphors
Terror Unlimited
Summary
How Does Strategy 10 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Find Meaning in Metaphors Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Buckle Up. And Behave
Find Meaning in Metaphors Practice Pages
Victor
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Casey Affleck: Short stories, including “Incident at Owl Creek”
Determine the Writer’s Perspective
Introduction to the New Strategy: Determine the Writer’s Perspective
Styles of Writing
The Intended Audience
Perspective
Tone and Bias
Apply the New Strategy: Determine the Writer’s Perspective
A Global Green Deal
Summary
How Does Strategy 11 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Determine the Writer’s Perspective Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Infernal Paradise
The Writer’s Perspective Practice Pages
Pitching Messages
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Kenny Melman, Herb of cabaret duo Kiki and Herb: Teenage: The Creation of Youth Culture
Write a Summary
Introduction to the New Strategy: Write a Summary
Paraphrasing
Summarizing the Overall Point and Main Ideas
Apply the New Strategy: Write a Summary
Police and the Community
Summary
How Does Strategy 12 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Write a Summary Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Don’t Let Stereotypes Warp Your Judgments
Write a Summary Practice Pages
The Argument Culture
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Chris Rock: The Fire Next Time
Analyze the Information
Introduction to the New Strategy: Analyze the Information
Fact and Opinion
Reliable Information
Testing the Support
Apply the New Strategy: Analyze the Information
Four for a Quarter
Summary
How Does Strategy 13 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Analyze the Information Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Buy This 24-Year-Old and Get All His Friends Absolutely Free
Analyze the Information Practice Pages
Memo from Coach
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Jodi Picoult: The Ice Queen
Make an Evaluation
Introduction to the New Strategy: Make an Evaluation
Thinking Objectively
Thinking Subjectively
Apply the New Strategy: Make an Evaluation
Don’t Further Empower Cliques
Summary
How Does Strategy 14 Help You to Be an Engaged Reader?
How Does the Make an Evaluation Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Can Gossip Be Good?
Make an Evaluation Practice Pages
The Formation of Modern American Mass Culture
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? LeVar Burton: The Road Less Travelled

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