Reading Comprehension Success in 20 Minutes a Day

ISBN-10: 1576854949

ISBN-13: 9781576854945

Edition: 3rd 2005

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Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: LearningExpress, LLC
Publication date: 3/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction: How to Use This Bookp. ix
Pretestp. 1
Building a Strong Foundation
Getting the Essential Informationp. 19
Finding the Main Ideap. 27
Defining Vocabulary in Contextp. 33
The Difference between Fact and Opinionp. 39
Putting It All Togetherp. 45
Start from the Beginning: Chronological Orderp. 53
Order of Importancep. 61
Similarities and Differences: Compare and Contrastp. 67
Why Do Things Happen? A Look at Cause and Effectp. 73
Being Structurally Sound: Putting It All Togetherp. 81
Language and Style
A Matter of Perspective: Point of Viewp. 89
Diction: What's in a Word?p. 95
Style: It's Not What They Say but How They Say Itp. 101
How They Say It, Part Two: Tonep. 107
Word Power: Putting It All Togetherp. 111
Reading Between the Lines
Finding the Implied Main Ideap. 119
Assuming Causes and Predicting Effectsp. 125
Emotional Versus Logical Appealsp. 131
Finding Meaning in Literaturep. 137
Drawing Conclusions: Putting It All Togetherp. 143
Posttestp. 149
Preparing for a Standardized Testp. 169
Additional Resourcesp. 175
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