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College Reading

Author : Cheryl Benz
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The Reading strand focuses on the development of the reading skills students need to be successful in college. Authentic academic readings and carefully selected topics help students build general background knowledge which will be valuable in their future college studies.

The Reading Context

Author : Dorothy U. Seyler
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The Reading Context shows how reading is a three-step process through a clear and easy-to-remember prepare-read-respond strategy. The book begins with an explanation of the context created by author, work, and reader. It also stresses the importance of thinking about who the writer is, what the author's purpose is, what kind of work is presented, and what the reader should expect to gain from it. Selections have been chosen to hold reader interest while representing the kinds of material they will meet in every area: from advertising to history, from health to economics, and even textbook material from geology to psychology. Chapters are filled with short pieces for illustration and practice and conclude with two or three longer selections. In each chapter, clear explanations of strategies to improve reading are supported by many exercises. For the development of reading and comprehension skills.

Daily Skill Builders Reading 4 5

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Building Strategies for College Reading

Author : Jane L. McGrath
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This valuable book informs readers about the skills, strategies, attitudes, and habits associated with effective reading that are vital for success in every walk of life. Readers will see themselves as active participants in the reading process. Updated to include even more practice material–numerous excerpts, examples, and articles–Building Strategies for College Reading, 4/E stresses the importance of learning strategies to expand vocabulary. Nine chapters of this useful guide to effective reading are devoted to the development of skills and strategies. Topics include: reading as a process, building vocabulary, understanding main ideas, reading multi-paragraph selections and graphics, author's point of view, and organizing information. The selection of readings is divided into thematic sections, giving a context for understanding the skills presented; they include: “First Amendment Freedoms,” “Today's Workplace,” “Violence and Crime,” and “Biodiversity.” This book is a valuable tool and reference for anyone who needs to develop better reading, comprehension, and vocabulary skills.

Landscapes Groundwork for College Reading

Author : Christine Evans Carter
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LANDSCAPES is a comprehensive college reading preparatory text (spanning grade levels 8-10) that takes a metacognitive approach and focuses on how the brain processes information, often referred to as brain-based learning. Since metacognition can best be understood as thinking about thinking, the text consistently presents new information with written think alouds to model the thought process involved in applying skills and strategies to reading passages. Based on the premise that the brain learns best through organization of information, the text presents the recognition of text structure and organization as a fundamental skill--one that is especially important for students who have limited prior knowledge of a subject. This focus on text structure provides a scaffold onto which developmental-level readers can apply new knowledge. Information is presented in a carefully crafted sequence that serves to build upon prior knowledge and expand understanding of skills and strategies in a recursive manner. The knowledge of how we learn, the focus of the first chapter, permeates the text and informs the selection of strategies and skills to be introduced and mastered in a specific order. In addition, learning is treated as incremental, with the reader gradually taking more responsibility with each new chapter. While each chapter emphasizes carefully selected reading skills and strategies, thematic content for each chapter establishes solid background knowledge of and interest in the subject matter. Specific and relevant study skills and vocabulary skills are integrated within each chapter as well. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Engage College Reading

Author : Ivan Dole
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Taking a holistic approach to developmental reading, ENGAGE: COLLEGE READING is the third book in a 3-book series, covering reading levels grades 10-12. It guides students through a stepped and incremental approach, activating background or prior knowledge as many of the skills students need to become critical readers are skills they already possess and use on a daily basis. Often using popular media as a springboard, Dole and Taggart show students how the skills used when watching television or movies can easily transfer to their academic reading. In this third book, Engage offers a much greater emphasis on critcal thinking, academic reading and reading for careers. Reviewers have lauded the inclusion of varied, interesting readings that will stimulate students' interest in reading and will provide them with background knowledge needed for the most popular college courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of College Reading and Study Strategy Research

Author : Rona F. Flippo
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The Handbook of College Reading and Study Strategy Research is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source available for college reading and study strategy practitioners and administrators. In this thorough and systematic examination of theory, r

Real Reading 4 Edition Without Answers

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Academic Encounters Level 4 Student s Book Reading and Writing

Author : Bernard Seal
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The Academic Encounters Second edition series uses a sustained content approach to teach skills necessary for taking academic courses in English. There are two books for each content area. Academic Encounters Level 4 Reading and Writing Human Behavior engages students with authentic academic readings from college textbooks, photos, and charts on stimulating topics from the fields of psychology and communications. Topics include health, intelligence, and interpersonal relationships. Students develop important skills such as skimming, reading for the main idea, reading for speed, understanding vocabulary in context, summarizing, and note-taking. By completing writing assignments, students build academic writing skills and incorporate what they have learned. The topics correspond with those in Academic Encounters Level 4 Listening and Speaking Human Behavior. The books may be used independently or together.

College English Reading Comprehension

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本书共有160段短文, 共800个选择题, 所选短文有科普, 历史, 地理, 故事, 风土人情, 衣食, 商品, 经济, 体育等内容.

Critical Reading in Higher Education

Author : Karen Manarin
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Faculty often worry that students can’t or won’t read critically, a foundational skill for success in academic and professional endeavors. "Critical reading" refers both to reading for academic purposes and reading for social engagement. This volume is based on collaborative, multidisciplinary research into how students read in first-year courses in subjects ranging from scientific literacy through composition. The authors discovered the good (students can read), the bad (students are not reading for social engagement), and the ugly (class assignments may be setting students up for failure) and they offer strategies that can better engage students and provide more meaningful reading experiences.

Ten Steps to Advancing College Reading Skills

Author : John Langan
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[This book] will help you to become a better reader and a stronger thinker.

Tapestry Reading 4

Author : M. E. Sokolik
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Thinking Globally: A Changing World - On the Move: Population and Immigration - All Talk: Language - Food for Thought: Nutrition - Not Child's Play: Work - Let There Be Peace on Earth: Peace & Conflict - Saving the Planet: Ecology - Flights of Fancy: Travel - Going Places: Alternative Transportation - That's Infotainment: Media.

Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College

Author : Harvard College Observatory
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Building Vocabulary Grade 4 Kit eBook

Author : Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Rick M. Newton, and Evangeline Newton
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Building Vocabulary from Word Roots provides a systematic approach to teaching vocabulary using Greek and Latin prefixes, bases, and suffixes. Over 90% of English words of two or more syllables are of Greek or Latin origin. Instead of learning words and definitions in isolation, students learn key roots and strategies for deciphering words and their meanings across all content areas. Building Vocabulary from Word Roots: Level 4 kit includes: Teacher's Guide; Student Guided Practice Book (Each kit includes a single copy; additional copies may be ordered in quantities of 10 or more); Assessments to support data-driven instruction; and Digital resources including modeled lessons, 50 bonus activities, and more.

College Reading The Science and Strategies of Expert Readers

Author : Janet Nay Zadina
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COLLEGE READING: THE SCIENCE AND STRATEGIES OF EXPERT READERS approaches reading from a thinking skills perspective by explaining how we think, learn, and read. This expert group of authors credibly incorporates widely proven brain research and learning theory into a user-friendly dynamic reading textbook aimed at diverse learners. The bridge from the scientific research to the classroom is carefully crafted so that not only will students learn to read more efficiently, but they will also learn how to learn more efficiently. By explaining the brain science of reading, COLLEGE READING empowers students with the knowledge that they can change their brain into a more effective reading brain. COLLEGE READING teaches students how to read by providing interactive learning and reading opportunities--Making Connections, Brain Connections, Activities, Practice with a Reading Passage, Post Test, and Brain Strength Options--so that students are discovering, understanding, and remembering essential reading skills they can apply to their future coursework. All students can be naturally motivated, expert readers and learners with COLLEGE READING. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Coaching the Pattern Read 4 3 Defense

Author : Keith Albers
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Longman Academic Reading Series

Author : Elizabeth Böttcher
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The Longman Academic Reading Series is a five-level series that prepares English language learners for academic work. The aim of the series is to make students more effective and confident readers by providing high-interest readings on academic subjects and by teaching them skills and strategies for effective reading, vocabulary building, note-taking, and critical thinking. The series also encourages students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, making them better speakers and writers of English as well. Features Readings based on academic sources -- Every reading in the text focuses on an academic subject and is chosen with the intent of providing different and intriguing perspectives on the theme. Multiple reading genres -- Readings come from a variety of sources or genres, from textbooks to on-line articles, and are written by a variety of experts from widely different fields. Explicit academic skills -- From critical reading to vocabulary building, notetaking and critical thinking, the Longman Academic Reading Series provides students with a holistic approach to effective reading. Corpus-Informed approach to vocabulary (AWL) -- Students build vocabulary and acquire skills that will help them become more confident and successful in preparing for their academic work.

Making Connections Level 4 Teacher s Manual

Author : Jessica Williams
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Making Connections teaches an extensive range of reading skills and strategies in order to prepare students for college reading. Making Connections Level 4 Teacher's Manual contains teaching suggestions for each activity type as well as a complete answer key. Photocopiable unit tests contain additional thematic readings and assess how well students have learned the unit's reading skills and the unit's target vocabulary.

Annual Announcement of the Bennett Medical College of Eclectic Medicine and Surgery

Author : Bennett Medical College
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