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Reading for Thinking : Text

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ISBN-10: 0618214313

ISBN-13: 9780618214310

Edition: 4th 2003

Authors: Laraine Flemming

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The primary emphasis of this text is on bringing students into the realm of critical reading and thinking.
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Book details

List price: $36.36
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Binding: Book, Other 
Pages: 608
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.12" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Getting a Head Start: Strategies for Success SQ3R:
A System for Reading Textbooks
Adapting to Shorter Readings
Underlining While Reading
Acquiring an Academic Vocabulary Using Context Clues
Turning to the Dictionary
Reading and Responding to Multiple Choice
Power Tools for Learning:
Annotating and Paraphrasing
Annotating Pages Good and Bad Paraphrasing
Paraphrasing and Plagiarism
Reviewing Paragraph
Essentials Starting with the Topic
From Topic to Main Idea Recognizing
Topic Sentences
The Function of Supporting
Details Recognizing Patterns of Organization
Understanding and Outlining Longer Readings
Understanding Longer Readings
Major and Minor Details
Thesis Statements and Major Details
Outlining Longer Readings
Summarizing and Synthesizing: Two More Strategies for In-Depth Learning
Writing Summaries
Writing Chapter Summaries
Reviewing Through Summary Writing
Writing Summaries of Assigned Readings
Synthesizing Different Sources on the Same Subject
Adding a Third Source
Reading Between the Lines:
Inferring Main Ideas in Paragraphs
Inferring the Main Idea in Longer Readings
Inferring Details
Defining the Terms Fact and Opinion
Distinguishing Between Fact and Opinion
Informed vs. Uninformed Opinions
Fact and Opinion in Textbooks
Identifying Purpose and Tone
Understanding the Difference Between Informative and Persuasive Writing
The Importance of Purpose Predicting Purpose
The Thesis Statement
Is the Clincher Purpose
Affects Tone Learning to Recognize Irony
Understanding Figurative Language
What Is Figurative Language?
Types of Figurative Language
Recognizing and Evaluating Bias
Bias Isn't Necessarily
Bad Recognizing
Bias in Informative Writing
Responding to Bias in Persuasive
Writing Bias and Careless Thinking
Understanding and Evaluating Arguments
What's the Point of the Argument?
Four Common Types of Support Flawed Arguments
Are There Any Objections?
Reading and Responding to Essay Questions
The Three Rs of Passing Exams:
Review, Review, Review Reading Essay
Questions Responding to Essay Questions:
Getting Organized Writing to the Point Don'
Skimp on Details
Give Partial Answers
When Necessary Become a Critical Reader
Putting It All Together Reading
The Paterson Public Library Reading
James's Theory of Emotions Reading
Five Approaches to Dealing with Conflict Reading
Porn Use a Catalyst for Violence Reading
Researching the Effects of Pornography Reading
Harlem in the Twenties Reading
The Tragedy of Japanese Internment Reading
Hunks and Handmaidens Reading
Raoul Wallenberg: A Lost Hero Reading
Learning at Home: Does It Pass the Test?
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