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Building Academic Reading Skills

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ISBN-10: 0472033697

ISBN-13: 9780472033690

Edition: 2009

Authors: Dorothy Zemach

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Building Academic Reading Skillsteaches the academic reading skills that are most useful for college and university students.Building Academic Reading Skillsoffers pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading development activities in all units and for each reading within a unit. Because today's readers need to master a large volume of texts and vocabulary presented in different genres and disciplines,Building Academic Reading Skillsis organized by a high-interest topic and features multiple readings from different academic disciplines. Each unit contains one textbook reading and one from another genre because students are increasingly reading newspaper, magazine, journal, and online…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 8/25/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

To the Instructor
Coffee
Cross-Cultural Communication
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Skimming and Scanning
Reading: Attitudes Toward Multi-National Coffee Chains
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Environmental Science
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Transitions
Reading: Why Buy Shade-Grown Coffee?
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Love
Chemistry
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Signposts
Reading: Love Explained
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Cultural Anthropology
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Vocabulary from Context 1
Reading: Cougars: A New Relationship Trend?
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Bats
Biology
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Definitions, Explanations, and Examples
Reading: What's Killing the Bats?
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Art
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Vocabulary from Context 2
Reading: Bats in Chinese Art
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Rubies
Geology
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Pronoun Referents
Reading: Rubies: Rare and Valuable
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Political Science
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Identifying Fact and Opinion
Reading: Jewelers, Buyers Divided on Ruby Ban
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Gaming
Mathematics
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Drawing Conclusions
Reading: Mathematics in the Gaming Industry
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Psychology
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Inferences
Reading: Gambling: Entertainment or Addiction?
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Marathons
History 98
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Reading Skill Review
Reading: The History of the Marathon
Post-Reading Activities
Extension
Creative Writing
Pre-Reading Activities
Reading Skill: Tone: Exaggeration and Humor
Reading: Leading the Blind, Part 1: Before the Race
Post-Reading Activities
Reading: Leading the Blind, Part 2: The Race
Post-Reading Activities
Extension