Making Reading Relevant The Art of Connecting

ISBN-10: 0131944061
ISBN-13: 9780131944060
Edition: 2007
List price: $54.40
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Description: This brief, reading primer will cover the major reading skills necessary for success. It provides the student and instructor with the opportunity to practice these skills using primary documents, such as, newspapers, magazines, novels, textbook  More...

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Book details

List price: $54.40
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

This brief, reading primer will cover the major reading skills necessary for success. It provides the student and instructor with the opportunity to practice these skills using primary documents, such as, newspapers, magazines, novels, textbook chapters, and the internet.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Vocabulary Strategies
Vocabulary Strategies Overview
Context Clues
Definition
Example
Contrast
Inference
Word Analysis
Syllabication
Root Words, Prefixes, Suffixes
Latin and Greek
Denotation and Connotation
Quick Connections
Basic Comprehension Strategies
Comprehension Strategies Overview
Identifying Topics
Identifying Main Ideas
Identifying Details
Improving Comprehension
Quick Connections
Textbook Strategies
Textbook Strategies Overview
Identifying and Using Textbook Organizational Aids
Textbook Reading Methods
SQ3R
3C
Triple Highlighting
Skimming and Scanning
Quick Connections
Critical Reading Strategies
Critical Reading Strategies Overview
Predicting, Making Inferences, and Drawing Conclusions
Predicting
Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
Critical Reading Strategies Overview
Analyzing and Synthesizing
Identifying Writer's Purpose
Fact and Opinion
Judging Validity
Identifying Author Attitudes, Bias, Tone, and Assumptions
Quick Connections
Figurative Language Strategies
Figurative Language Strategies Overview
Metaphor and Simile
Personification
Hyperbole
Quick Connections
Patterns of Organization Strategies
Patterns of Organization Strategies Overview
Narration
Description
Process Analysis
Classification
Comparison/Contrast
Cause and Effect
Definition
Quick Connections
Graphic Organizer Strategies
Graphic Organizer Strategies Overview
KWL
Concept Web (or the Five Ws)
Cause and Effect Chain
Quick Connections
Computer Reading and Writing Strategies
Computer Reading and Writing Strategies Overview
How to Search the Internet
Evaluating Websites
Word Processing Basics - A Reference Guide
Quick Connections
Index

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