Read Ahead 1

Read Ahead 1

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*How can you reduce text anxiety? *What are the steps in CPR? *How does memory work? *What is the earliest form of writing? Read Ahead 1: Reading and Life Skills Development helps low-intermediate students build academic, life, and work skills crucial for success. Engaging readings and classroom-tested activities promote natural and purposeful language use. Informed by Equipped for the Future (EFF) standards, Read Ahead 1 helps students communicate with confidence, make informed decisions, and take responsibility for thier learning. Features *A variety of text styles and topics relevant to contemporary issues expands literacy and keeps students engaged. *Reading, vocabulary, and life skills are presented and recycled throughout the text. *Writing prompts and guided online activities allow students to connect the readings to their own experiences and to expand their content knowledge.show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 195.6 x 248.9 x 12.7mm | 340.2g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131189476
  • 9780131189478

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How can you reduce text anxiety? What are the steps in CPR? How does memory work? What is the earliest form of writing? Read Ahead 1: Reading and Life Skills Development helps low-intermediate students build academic, life, and work skills crucial for success. Engaging readings and classroom-tested activities promote natural and purposeful language use. Informed by Equipped for the Future (EFF) standards, Read Ahead 1 helps students communicate with confidence, make informed decisions, and take responsibility for thier learning. Features A variety of text styles and topics relevant to contemporary issues expands literacy and keeps students engaged. Reading, vocabulary, and life skills are presented and recycled throughout the text. Writing prompts and guided online activities allow students to connect the readings to their own experiences and to expand their content knowledge.show more

Table of contents

Scope and Sequence Introduction Chapter 1 Getting Started Readings : * Katya Valenski: A Pharmacist * Cesar Gonzalez: A Computer Technician * My Own Business Chapter 2 From One Language to Another Readings : * Writing of the Past * Interpreting for the "Little Giant" * Test Messaging: A New Language? Chapter 3 "Home Sweet Home" Readings : * Living with a Host Family * Finding an Apartment/Moving In * The Homeless in America Chapter 4 Reaching Out Across the World Readings : * Building a Home, Building a Life * The Red Cross and the Red Crescent * Earthquake! A Survivor's Tale Chapter 5 The World of Work Readings : * The Power of Networking * Tips on Completing Applications * How to Be Successful in an Interview Chapter 6 From One World to Another Readings : * Culture Shock * Caught Between Two Worlds * Welcome to Gum Shan Chapter 7 Health Matters Readings : * The ABCs of Everyday Health * How to Give CPR * The Amazing Human Heart Chapter 8 Learning to Learn Readings : * How to Reduce Test Anxiety * How Does Memory Work? * Pineapple St. Paulshow more

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