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Step-by-step reading instruction integrated with the reading process (SQ3R), a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources.

                         

  • Heavy Skill instruction
  • Integration of reading skills with reading process (SQ3R)
  • Ample application and assessment opportunities
  • Text-specific lab manual

6th-9th grade (introductory) college reading courses.

Synopsis:

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Synopsis:

The Skilled Reader integrates reading skills with the reading process (SQ3R) to produce more effective readers and help students discover the power and pleasure of reading.  Providing step-by-step reading instruction, a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources, the author combines solid skill instruction with an abundance of guided practice to develop the quintessential abilities students need to become skilled readers and critical thinkers.

Synopsis:

The Skilled Reader integrates reading skills with the reading process (SQ3R) to produce more effective readers and help students discover the power and pleasure of reading.  Providing step-by-step reading instruction, a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources, the author combines solid skill instruction with an abundance of guided practice to develop the quintessential abilities students need to become skilled readers and critical thinkers.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

PART ONE Becoming a Skilled Reader

Chapter 1 A Reading System for Skilled Readers

Prior Knowledge

The Reading Process

Before Reading: Survey and Question

Applying the Before Reading Step: “Before Reading” Activities

During Reading: Read and Recite

After Reading: Review

Textbook Skills: Before, During, and After Reading--Asking Questions and

Recording Answers

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

Mastery Tests

Chapter 2 Vocabulary in Context

Before Reading About Vocabulary in Context

The Importance of Words

Context Clues: A SAGE Approach

Synonyms

Antonyms

General Context

Examples

Textbook Skills: Visual Vocabulary

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Vocabulary in Context

Mastery Tests

Chapter 3 Vocabulary-Building Skills

Before Reading About Vocabulary-Building Skills

Word Parts

Roots

Prefixes

Suffixes

Additional Word Parts

The Dictionary

How to Find Words in the Dictionary

How to Read a Dictionary Entry

Textbook Skills: Textbook Aids for Learning Content Words

Content Words

Textbook Definitions

Glossaries

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Vocabulary Building Skills

Mastery Tests

Chapter 4 Topics and Main Ideas

Before Reading About Topics and Main Ideas

Topics

General and Specific Ideas

Identifying the Topic of a Paragraph

Main Ideas

Supporting Details

Textbook Skills: Topics in Headings

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Topics and Main Ideas

Mastery Tests

Chapter 5 Locating Stated Main Ideas

Before Reading About Locating Stated Main Ideas

The Flow of Ideas and Placement of Topic Sentences

Topic Sentence at the Beginning of a Paragraph

Topic Sentence Within a Paragraph

Topic Sentence at the End of a Paragraph

Topic Sentence at the Beginning and the End of a Paragraph

Textbook Skills: The Central Idea and the Thesis Statement

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Locating Stated Main Ideas

Mastery Tests

The Skilled Reader, chapter 6 contents

Chapter 6 Supporting Details

Before Reading About Supporting Details

Questions for Locating Supporting Details

Major and Minor Details

Textbook Skills: Ideas from General to Specific: Creating a Summary

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Supporting Details

Mastery Tests

Chapter 7 Outlines and Concept Maps

Before Reading About Outlines and Concept Maps

Outlines

Concept Maps

Textbook Skills: The Table of Contents in a Textbook

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Outline and Concept Maps

Mastery Tests

Chapter 8 Transitions and Thought Patterns

Before Reading About Transitions and Thought Patterns

The Purpose of Transitions and Thought Patterns

Transition Words: Relationships Within a Sentence

Thought Patterns: Relationships Between Sentences

The Time Order Pattern

The Space Order Pattern

The Listing Pattern

The Classification Pattern

Textbook Sills: Transitions and Clear Information

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Transitions and Thought Patterns

Mastery Tests

Chapter 9 More Thought Patterns

Before Reading About More Thought Patterns

The Comparison-and-Contrast Patterns

The Comparison Pattern

The Contrast Pattern

The Comparison-and-Contrast Pattern

The Cause-and-Effect Pattern

The Generalization-and-Example Pattern

Textbook Skills: The Definition Pattern

A Final Note: Thought Patterns and Textbooks

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About More Thought Patterns

Mastery Tests

Chapter 10 Implied Main Ideas

Before Reading About Implied Main Ideas

An Introduction to Implied Main Ideas

Studying Supporting Details to Identify and State the Topic

Using Topics, Supporting Details, and Thought Patterns to Determine the Implied Main

Idea

Annotating the Paragraph to Determine the Implied Main Idea

Creating a One-Sentence Summary from Supporting Details

Textbook Skills: Pictures as Details

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Implied Main Ideas

Mastery Tests

Chapter 11 Inferences

Before Reading About Inferences

Inferences: Educated Guesses

What Is a Valid Inference?

Making VALID Inferences and Avoiding Invalid Conclusions

Step 1: Verify and Value the Facts

Step 2: Assess Prior Knowledge

Step 3: Learn from the Text

Step 4: Investigate for Bias

Step 5: Detect Contradictions

Textbook Skills: Inferences and Photos

Chapter Review

Applications

Review Tests

After Reading About Inferences

Mastery Tests

PART TWO Additional Readings

The Connection Between Reading and Writing

Step 1: Prewrite

Step 2: Organize Your Ideas

Step 3: Write

Step 4: Edit and Revise

Annotating a Text

Writing a Summary

 

Shoulders

    Nels Gould

Finding My Voice

    Maria Housden

A Dad at the Final Frontier

   Marc Parent

Close Again

   Marion Bond West

I’ve Seen the Worst That War Can Do

   Nikolay Palchikoff

Growing Up With Two Moms

   Megan McGuire

Want to Do Better on the Job? Listen Up!

   Diane Cole

Sojourner Truth (Textbook Skills)

    John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes

Confessions

    Amy Tan

To Walk in Beauty

    Bear Heart

PART THREE Combined-Skills Tests

PART FOUR Reading Enrichment

Appendix A ESL Reading Tips

Appendix B Reading Graphics

Appendix C Word Parts

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205573189
Author:
Henry, D J
Publisher:
Longman
Author:
Henry, D. J.
Author:
Henry, D.J. Sh
Author:
D
Author:
Henry, J.
Subject:
Reading Skills
Subject:
Reading
Subject:
Critical thinking
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Pearson English Value Textbook Series
Publication Date:
July 2008
Binding:
Miscellaneous printed material
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
9.2 x 7.4 x 1 in 980 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Step-by-step reading instruction integrated with the reading process (SQ3R), a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources. & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; Heavy Skill instruction Integration of reading skills with reading process (SQ3R) Ample application and assessment opportunities Text-specific lab manual 6 th -9 th grade (introductory) college reading courses.
"Synopsis" by , The Skilled Reader integrates reading skills with the reading process (SQ3R) to produce more effective readers and help students discover the power and pleasure of reading.  Providing step-by-step reading instruction, a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources, the author combines solid skill instruction with an abundance of guided practice to develop the quintessential abilities students need to become skilled readers and critical thinkers.
"Synopsis" by ,

The Skilled Reader integrates reading skills with the reading process (SQ3R) to produce more effective readers and help students discover the power and pleasure of reading.  Providing step-by-step reading instruction, a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources, the author combines solid skill instruction with an abundance of guided practice to develop the quintessential abilities students need to become skilled readers and critical thinkers.

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