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Reading Keys

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ISBN-10: 0618131205

ISBN-13: 9780618131204

Edition: 1st 2003

Authors: Laraine Flemming

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Description:

'Reading Keys' offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to all the skills traditionally introduced in a basic reading course.
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Book details

List price: $59.56
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 10/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 497
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Words and Their Meanings
Context in Reading
Context in Everyday Life
Context Changes Meaning
Breaking Words into Parts
Digging Deeper: Good Grief
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
Reviewing Word Parts
Using Context Clues
Using Word Parts and Context Clues
Using Word Parts and Context Clues
Clarifying Two Essential Terms: General and Specific
General and Specific Words
Putting General and Specific Words into Context
General and Specific Sentences
Combining General and Specific Sentences
Digging Deeper: Hope, Laughter, and Positive Thinking
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
General and Specific Words
Identifying Specific Sentences
Recognizing General Sentences
From Topics to Main Ideas What's the Topic?
What's the Main Idea?
Digging Deeper: On Being Latino, Then and Now
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
Identifying Topics
Recognizing Main Ideas
Identifying Topics and Main Ideas
Identifying Topics and Main Ideas
Discovering Main Ideas
Recognizing Topic Sentences
Topic Sentences at the Beginning
Transitions and Topic Sentences
Topic Sentences Closer to the Middle
Topic Sentences at the End
Get into the Habit of Paraphrasing
Digging Deeper: Family Ties
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
Recognizing Topic Sentences
Recognizing Topic Sentences
Recognizing and Paraphrasing Topic Sentences
The Reader Infers When the Author Implies Inferences in Reading: Inferences in Life
Let the Pieces Fall into Place Inferences That Help Versus Inferences That Confuse
Digging Deeper: The Future of Zero Tolerance
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Key Points
Reviewing the Key Points
Identifying the Implied Main Idea
Identifying the Implied Main Idea
Identifying the Implied Main Idea
Inferring the Implied Main Idea
Working Together: Topic Sentences and Supporting Details
The Function of Supporting Details
Major and Minor Details
Evaluating Minor Details
Clues to Major Details in Topic Sentences
Digging Deeper: Online Therapy Clicks
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
Recognizing Supporting Details
Recognizing Major and Minor Details
Recognizing Major and Minor Details
Connecting with Transitions
Transitions Create Links Same Transition, Different Meaning Transitions
Pave the Way for the Main Idea
Transitional Sentences and Main
Topic Sentences, Transitions, and Major Details
Digging Deeper: When Shopping Becomes Addictive
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
Topic Sentences and Transitions
Recognizing Transitions and Topic Sentences
Transitions and Major Details
Recognizing Patterns of Organization
Time Order Definition Cause and Effect Comparison and Contrast Classification
Digging Deeper: The Origins of Cinco de Mayo
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
Patterns and Topic Sentences
Recognizing Patterns of Organization
Recognizing Patterns of Organization
Recognizing Patterns of Organization
Mixing and Matching Patterns
Pure Versus Mixed Patterns
Combining Patterns in Longer Readings Common Combinations
The Importance of Combinations
Digging Deeper: The Kursk's Tragic End
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
Recognizing Patterns in Paragraphs
Recognizing Patterns in Paragraphs
Recognizing Mixed Patterns in Longer Readings
Learning to Read Critically Fact Versus Opinion
Mixing Opinion with Fact Informative and Persuasive Writing
The Importance of Purpose Persuasive Arguments
Spotting Shaky Arguments
More Errors in Arguments
Thinking About Tone
Digging Deeper: The Uses of Critical Thinking
Vocabulary Check-Out
Rounding Up the Keys
Reviewing the Key Points
Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion
Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion
Mixing Fact and Opinion
Mixing Fact and Opinion
Recognizing the Writer's Purpose
Recognizing Errors in Argument
Recognizing Tone Combining Your Skills
Stress Management
The Seven-Day Antiprocrastination Plan
Free Spirits
Conversational Ballgames
What Makes a Hero?
Taylor's Miracle
Living with a Hero
We're All a Little Pudgier in 2025, So What?
The Tragedy of Tuckegee
Clergy Dilemma: Save Lives or Keep Secrets, Gerald
Appendix: Using the Dictionary Answer Key to Test 1: Reviewing the Key Points
Index
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