Building Strategies for College Reading

Building Strategies for College Reading : A Text with Thematic Reader

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For one-semester courses in College Reading or Developmental Reading.This text approaches reading as a process rather than a series of discrete tasks. It includes four thematic reading units, each anchored by a complete college textbook chapter. Completely updated with new readings, web exercises, and revised themes, it provides strategy/skill material and authentic college reading materials thereby exposing students to proven reading strategies and a large selection of college reading tasks.
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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 210.82 x 276.86 x 27.94mm | 929.86g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 3rd edition
  • illustrations, maps
  • 0130850438
  • 9780130850430

Table of contents

STRATEGY/SKILL CHAPTERS 1. Adopt a Plan"Do"Review Cycle for Academic Reading. 2. Determine Who the Author Is and Why the Author is Writing. 3. Understand the Vocabulary the Author Uses. 4. Identify What the Author is Writing About. 5. Establish How the Author Develops Ideas. 6. Recognize the Author's Stance. 7. Integrate Written and Graphic Information. 8. Organize the Information You Need. 9. Decide What to Do with the Author's Information. THEMATIC UNITS 1. Reducing Waste in America, Textbook Chapter from Nebel, Environmental Science, 7/e 2000. 2. Confronting Violence in Society, Textbook Chapter from Kornblum, Social Problems, 9/e 1998. 3. "Doing Philosophy" in Everyday Life, Textbook Chapter from White, Discovering Philosophy 1991. 4. Thriving in the Workplace, Textbook Chapter from Griffin, Business, 5/e 1999. Glossary. Suggested Answers for Practice Exercises. Index.
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