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The first in a three book series, The Skilled Reader, Updated Edition continues to offer students step-by-step reading instruction, a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources for those reading at the 6-9th grade level.

 

The Updated Edition now offers more extensive coverage of key concepts such as main ideas, supporting details, thought patterns, and the reading process.   In response to instructors overwhelming request to address reading process first, "A Reading System for Effective Readers" is now chapter one.   Each chapter helps students frame the reading skill it covers with practice toward developing a system for reading. Numerous practices, review and application sets, review tests, and mastery tests in each chapter provide teachers and students with extensive assessment materials. Each chapter concludes with a chapter summary, three or four Applications, six Review Tests, and eight Mastery Tests. All practice materials are formatted for easy grading. Ten additional readings in Part II (from both textbook and non-textbook sources) are accompanied by an extensive apparatus, with questions on all of the reading skills (main idea, patterns of organization, vocabulary, supporting details, inferences, and so on) for each individual reading. Fifteen additional combined-skills tests are provided in Part III. Part IV includes an appendix of word parts, along with an introduction to critical reading: purpose and tone, fact and opinion, figurative language, and reading graphic material. A supplementary Lab Manual ends the book.

Table of Contents

Preface.

 

Introduction.

 

I. BECOMING A SKILLED READER.

1. A Reading System for Skilled Readers.

Prior Knowledge.

The Reading Process.

        Before Reading: Survey and Question.

        During Reading: Read and Record.

After Reading: Review.

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

Chapter Review.

Applications.

Review Tests.

Mastery Tests.

2. Vocabulary in Context.

*Get Ready to Read 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.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

3. Vocabulary-Building Skills.

*Get Ready to Read About Vocabulary-Building Skills.

Word Parts.

        Roots.

        Prefixes.

        Suffixes.

Additional Word Parts.

The Dictionary.

Textbook Skills: Textbook Aids for Learning Content Words.

        Content Words.

        Textbook Definitions.

        Glossaries.

Chapter Review.

Applications.

Review Tests.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

4. Topics and Main Ideas.

*Get Ready to Read 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.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

5. Locating Stated Main Ideas.

*Get Ready to Read 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.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

6. Supporting Details.

*Get Ready to Read About Supporting Details.

Supporting Details.

Major and Minor Details.

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

Chapter Review.

Applications.

Review Tests.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

7. Outlines and Concept Maps.

*Get Ready to Read About Outlines and Concept Maps.

Outlines.

Concept Maps.

Textbook Skills: The Table of Contents in a Textbook.

Chapter Review.

Applications.

Review Tests.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

8. Transitions and Thought Patterns.

*Get Ready to Read 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.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

9. More Thought Patterns.

*Get Ready to Read about More Thought Patterns.

The Comparison-and-Contrast Patterns.

        The Comparison Pattern.

        TheContrast 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.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

10. Implied Main Ideas.

Get Ready to Read 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.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

11. Inferences.

Get Ready to Read 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 Visual Aids.

Chapter Review.

Applications.

Review Tests.

*Stop and Think.

Mastery Tests.

II. 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.

Iron Man Ripken Has a  Soft Spot for His Hometown, Alec Morrison.

Want to Do Better on the Job? Listen Up!, Diane Cole.

Sojourner Truth (Textbook Skills), John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes.

Emma Goldman (Textbook Skills), John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes.

The Story of an Hour, Kate Chopin.

III. COMBINED-SKILLS TESTS.

 

IV. READING ENRICHMENT.

Appendix A: Fact and Opinion.

Appendix B: Reading Graphics.

Appendix C: Word Parts.

Lab Manual.

A Reading System for Skilled Readers.

1. Attitudes About Reading.

2. Everyday Contexts for Reading.

3. Using Prior Knowledge in Reading.

4. SQ3R.

5. Textbook Skills.

 

Vocabulary in Context.

6. Synonym Clues.

7. Antonym Clues.

8. General Context.

9. Example Clues.

10. Textbook Skills.

 

Vocabulary Building Skills.

11. Roots.

12. Prefixes.

13. Suffixes.

14. Dictionary Skills.

15. Using a Glossary.

 

Topics and Main Ideas.

16. General and Specific Ideas.

17. Identifying Topics.

18. Main Ideas.

19. Topics, Main Ideas, and Supporting Details.

20. Textbook Skills.

 

Locating Stated Main Ideas.

21. Determining the Main Idea.

22. Placement of Topic Sentences.

23. Locating the Central Idea.

24. Locating the Main Idea.

25. Textbook Skills.

 

Supporting Details.

26. Determining the Main Idea.

27. Supporting Details.

28. Outlining Major and Minor Details.

29. Outlines.

30. Textbook Skills.

 

Outlines and Concept Maps.

31. Creating Outlines from Questions.

32. Concept Maps.

33. The Table of Contents in a Textbook.

34. Supporting Details.

35. Textbook Skills.

 

Transitions and Thought Patterns.

36. The Time Order Pattern.

37. The Space Order Pattern.

38. List and Time Order Patterns.

39. Process and Classification Patterns.

40. Textbook Skills.

 

More Thought Patterns.

41. Comparison and Contrast Patterns.

42. Cause-and-Effect Pattern.

43. The Generalization and Example Pattern.

44. The Definition Pattern.

45. Textbook Skills.

 

Implied Main Ideas.

46. Adding Up Supporting Details.

47. Using Supporting Details.

48. Implied Main Ideas: Textbook Paragraphs.

49. Creating a One-Sentence Summary from Supporting Details.

50. Textbook Skills.

 

Inferences.

51. Inferences in Images and Words.

52. Inferences in Literature.

53. Inferences in Literary Nonfiction.

54. Inferences in News Articles and Textbook Passages.

55. Textbook Skills.

 

Practice Tests.

56. Practice Tests for the Florida College Basic Skills Exit Reading Test.

57. Practice Tests for the Texas Academic Skills Program Reading Test.

Text Credits.

Photo Credits.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321455338
Author:
Henry, D. J.
Publisher:
Longman
Subject:
Reading Skills
Copyright:
Series:
Henry Developmental Reading
Publication Date:
July 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9.1 x 7.3 x 1.1 in 1157 gr

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