Beyond the Beginning: A Reader in English

Beyond the Beginning: A Reader in English

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A communicative reading text, which focuses on active problem-solving to develop the students' reading skills. Using authentic material taken from fiction and poetry, newspapers and articles, this book gives help and suggestions for further reading and exercises to interest as well as to teach.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 175.26 x 226.06 x 7.62mm | 204.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130681644
  • 9780130681645

Table of contents

Preface. Teaching Suggestions. FICTION AND POETRY. 1. The Shadow. Predicting a Mystery Story. Writing a Story Ending. 2. Stories to Remember. Sharing Folktales from Different Cultures. Writing Folktales. 3. Why the Sun Rises in the East and Sets in the West. Finding Meaning in a Myth. Writing a Myth. 4. Introduction to Poetry. Understanding Poetry Form. Writing Haiku and Picture Poems. FACTUAL READING. 5. A Special Person. Appreciating Differences. Writing a Personal Adventure. 6. Students in Taiwan. Learning about Taiwan. Comparing and Contrasting Schools. 7. A Dozen Babies. Discussing Adoption. Writing Letters of Advice. 8. Starting Over: Afghan Families in the U.S. Sharing Immigrant Experiences. Discussing Changes within Families. NEWSPAPER READING. 9. Olympic Stars. Analyzing Sports Stories. Interviewing. 10. Could It Be a UFO? Reading Headlines. Differentiating between Fact and Opinion. 11. The Woman of his Dreams. Using the Want Ads. Completing a Romantic Story. 12. Tornado. Analyzing Future Stories. Writing a News Story.show more