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Painless Reading Comprehension (Barron's Painless)

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Publisher Comments:

Reading comprehension assignments that first seem confusing become easy when students answer the author's key questions about their own reading habits. For example: "What can kids do to warm up their brains before starting to read?" and "How can they keep the facts they read in their head?" The author offers interesting answers to these and many more questions. Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover most subjects taught on middle school and high school levels, and are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in some cases, just plain boring. Painless Series authors, all of them experienced educators, are experts at clearing up aspects of their subjects that students are likely to find confusing. These books also perk up students' interest by emphasizing the attention-catching ways in which the subjects can be put to practical use. Most Painless Series titles take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, and all of them present fun-to-solve challenges with puzzles, games, and "Brain Tickler" problems. Although Painless Series titles are written primarily for middle school and high school students, older students and adults who need to refresh their skills will also find these books extremely helpful.

NEW BONUS FEATURE

Printed inside every copy of Painless Reading Comprehension is a code that gives kids FREE access to a subject-related app. This book's app is an arcade game themed to help students improve their reading comprehension. It can be downloaded on any iPhone, iTouch, iPad, or Android device.

Synopsis:

(back cover)

Really. This won't hurt at all . . .

The thought of having to learn

Reading Comprehension once turned

brave students into cowards . . .

but no more!

THE PAIN VANISHES WHEN

YOU TRANSFORM

READING COMPREHENSION INTO FUN--

  • What kind of reader are you? Avid or reluctant?
  • What can you do to "warm up" your brain before you start to read?
  • What can you do if you don't understand what you're reading?
  • What can you do to keep what you read in your head?

    And take advantage of

    Barron's FREE Painless

    Reading Comprehension app

    FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

  • Table of Contents

    Introduction

  • Chapter One: Reading Attitudes and

    Patterns

    What Kind of Reader Are You?

    Types of Readers

    Becoming a Better Reader

  • Chapter Two: Preparations for Reading

    What Should I Do Before I Start Reading?

    Graphic Organizers

    Warm Up for Reading

    Mastering Multiple-Choice Questions

  • Chapter Three: Your Reading Voices

    What If I Don't Understand What I Am Reading?

    Be a Good Reader

    Using Graphic Organizers

    How Teens Read

  • Chapter Four: Decoding Versus Reading

    Do You Really Get What You Are Reading?

    How Do You Connect with the Words?

    Flag Words

    Help with Vocabulary

    Reading Context Clues and Solving the Puzzle

    Staircase to Vocabulary Success

  • Chapter Five: Keeping What You Read

    in Your Head

    What Do I Do When I Am Finished Reading?

    Skimming for Information

    Rereading Part of the Text

    Raising Questions Aids Your Reading

  • Chapter Six: Different Types of Reading

    How Do I Read for Information Versus Reading for Fun?

    How Is the Textbook Set Up?

    Preparing for What's Next

    The SQ3R Method

    Textbook Response Sheet

  • Chapter Seven: Reading Strategies

    How Can Graphic Organizers Help?

    Before, During, and After You Read

    The 3 Ds: Determine, Decide, and Deduce

    Practicing with Graphic Organizers

  • Chapter Eight: Books, Books, and More

    Books

    I Can't Find a Good Book to Read!

    Books That Interest Teens

  • Chapter Nine: Further Reading for

    Teachers and Parents

    Why Do Teens Struggle with Reading Anyway?

    Improvement Strategies

  • Works Cited

  • Index

  • Product Details

    ISBN:
    9780764147630
    Author:
    Jones M. S., Darolyn
    Publisher:
    Barron's Educational Series
    Author:
    Darolyn Jones M.S.
    Author:
    Darolyn
    Author:
    Jones M.S., Darolyn
    Author:
    Jones, Ed.D., Darolyn
    Author:
    Jones, Ed D.
    Author:
    lyn
    Subject:
    Reading Skills
    Subject:
    Study guide
    Subject:
    English Language Arts
    Subject:
    Reading comprehension
    Subject:
    Reference-Reading
    Edition Description:
    Trade paper
    Publication Date:
    20120531
    Binding:
    TRADE PAPER
    Language:
    English
    Pages:
    224
    Dimensions:
    9 x 6 in

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    "Synopsis" by , (back cover)

    Really. This won't hurt at all . . .

    The thought of having to learn

    Reading Comprehension once turned

    brave students into cowards . . .

    but no more!

    THE PAIN VANISHES WHEN

    YOU TRANSFORM

    READING COMPREHENSION INTO FUN--

  • What kind of reader are you? Avid or reluctant?
  • What can you do to "warm up" your brain before you start to read?
  • What can you do if you don't understand what you're reading?
  • What can you do to keep what you read in your head?

    And take advantage of

    Barron's FREE Painless

    Reading Comprehension app

    FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

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