Making Reading Matter

ISBN-10: 0132423413

ISBN-13: 9780132423410

Edition: 2012 (Revised)

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This skills-based Reading text/series addresses a major challenge -- engaging students -- by giving them interesting readings and providing them with multiple learning styles to choose from.This lower-level text is geared towards the 6-9th grade level course and revolves around student engagement. The focus of Making Reading Real I is fun, interesting readings, and learning styles!
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Preface to Students
Unique Features of this Text
Organization
Get Ready to Learn
Learning Styles
Reading Techniques SQ3R
Note-taking Strategies
Vocabulary
Theme Exploring College
Spotlight on Learning Styles -Listening
Shortcuts and time-savers to use while you read
How clues help you guess the meaning of unknown words
Synonyms and Definitions
Practice the New Skill
Antonyms
Practice the New Skill
Examples
Practice the New Skill
Experience, Prior Knowledge, and Perceptions
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson
Learning Styles Activities
Choosing a College Major: How to Chart Your Ideal Path from www.quintcareers.com Readings
Internet
High School Versus College Life: A Freshman Year Guide to Different Student Academic Expectations from Suite 101
Textbook
Attitude from The Community College Experience: Plus
Literature
College Talk from Chicken Soup for the College Soul: Inspiring and Humorous Stories about College
Magazines/Periodicals
Leadership for the 21<sup>st</sup> Century: Eleven High-Profile Women Share Their Trials and Triumphs. Leading the Way Gwen Sykes, Chief FinancialOfficer, NASA
Visual Images
Diversity
Vocabulary - Word Parts
Theme Staying Healthy
Spotlight on Learning Styles - Doing
How to Use Word Parts to Understand the Meaning of Words
How to Apply new Vocabulary Strategies to You Reading
Prefixes
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Roots
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Suffixes
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson -Vocabulary
Learning Styles Activities
Exercise your vocabulary from About.com Guide to Exercise
Readings
Internet
5 Foods That Boost Your Mood from Self.com
Textbook
Managing Stress from The Community College Experience Plus
Literature
Exercise and Other Dirty Words from, Porch Talk: Stories of Decency, Common Sense, and Other Endangered Species by Philip Gulley
Magazines/Periodicals
Your Own Brain can Sabotage Success
Visual Images
Rhymes with Orange cartoon, using fish oil
Main Ideas
Theme Life Relationships
Spotlight on Learning Styles -Writing
SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, and Review for better comprehension)
Finding the Topic (What is this about?)
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Determining the Main Idea (What does the author want me to know?)
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson
Learning Styles Activities
Y ou've Got a Friend
Readings
Internet
Rule of Thumbs: Love in the Age of Texting from TheWashingtonPost.com
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The Faces of Conflict from Cornerstone: Creating Success Through Positive Change
Literature
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
Magazines/Periodicals
Dr. Phil's Six Rules of Talking & Listening from O, The Oprah Magazine.
Visual Images
Friends hanging out together
Supporting Details
Theme Using Your Time Wisely
Spotlight on Learning Styles - Looking
Reading the other sentences (What details are included in the paragraph?)
Practice the New Skill
Using PIE (Prove, Illustrate, or Explain the author's point
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson
Learning Styles Activities
A Time for Everything
Readings
Internet
Time Management -- Getting it Done from Careers and College
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Use Scheduling Techniques from Keys to Success: Building Successful Intelligence for College, Career, and Life
Literature
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Magazines/Periodicals
Beating the Odds from the magazine, Real Simple: Life Made Easier
Visual Images
Working on the beach
Implied Main Idea
Theme Having Fun
Spotlight on Learning Styles - Doing
What is the Implied Main Idea
Putting Implied Main Ideas in Your Own Words
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Finding the Implied Central Idea in Longer Passages
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson
Learning Styles Activities
100 Things to Do During a Money Free Weekend from www.thesimpledollar.com
Readings
Internet
On-the-Job Video Gaming from www.businessweek.com
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The Art of Listening from Understanding Music
Literature
Make a Decision: Tigger or Eeyore from The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
Magazines/Periodicals
Cupcakes are Manning Up from Food Network Magazine
Visual Images
Banana Slugs
Patterns of Organizations
Theme Money Matters
Spotlight on Learning Styles - Doing
Writers have a plan (What are they trying to do?)
Paragraphs Developed with Definition
Practice the new Skill
Paragraphs Developed with Example
Practice the New Skill
Paragraphs Developed with Time Order/Sequence
Practice the New Skill
Paragraphs Developed with Simple Listing
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson - Patterns of Organization
Learning Styles Activities
Economic Readiness Assessment from Cornerstone: Creating success through positive change
Readings
Internet
Money Trouble? It's Your Own Fault from Money Central at www.msn.com
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Small Costs Add Up and B is for Budgeting from Cornerstone: Creating Success through Positive Change
Literature
Catch Me If You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake by Frank W. Abignale
Magazines/Periodicals
Fuel economy: Save money on gas; Consumer Reports' Tests Show How to Get the Best Gas Mileage
Visual Images
We Can Help You Save a Latte; advertisement from a credit union
Patterns of Organizations - Part 2
Theme Job and Life Skills
Spotlight on Learning Styles -ListeningParagraphs Developed with Classification
Practice the New Skill
Paragraphs Developed with Compare/Contrast
Practice the New Skill
Paragraphs Developed with Cause/Effect
Practice the New Skill
Paragraphs Developed with a Combination of Patterns
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson - Patterns of Organization
Learning Styles Activities
How to Live: Follow Your Heart, Risk Be Damned from www.cbsnews.com
Readings
Internet
11 Warning Signs Your Interview is in Trouble from msn.careerbuilder.com
Textbook
Focusing on your professional career and living well from Cornerstone: Creating Success through Positive Change
Literature
Eyeing the Mountaintop from Of Beetles & Angels: A Boy's Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard by Mawi Asgedom
Magazines/Periodicals
Best of America from Readers' Digest
Visual Images
Body Language
Facts and Opinions
Theme Staying Current
Spotlight on Learning Styles -Writing
How to Identify Facts and Opinions
Practice the New Skill
How to separate facts from opinions in persuasive text
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson - Fact and Opinions
Learning Styles Activities
Self-help online from USA Weekend
Readings
Internet
U.S. Army Dips a Toe in Wind Power Waters
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Gay and Lesbian Couples from Society: The Basics
Literature
Food Rules: An Eater's Manual by Michael Pollan
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Don't Blame Ronald for Kids' Weight .
Visual Images
Farmer's market
Inferences
Theme What are My Dreams?
Spotlight on Learning Styles - Looking, Listening, Writing and Doing
How to Find Inferences (What can you see between the lines?)
Practice the New Skill
Separating Valid from Invalid Inferences (Can the inference be supported?)
Practice the New Skill
Review What You Learned
Master the Lesson - Inference
Learning Styles Activities
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Internet
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Inspire Your Kids with Stories of Heroes from USA Weekend
Visual Image
The Essence of Achievement
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