9780205538232

Breaking Through: College Reading (with MyReadingLab)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205538232

  • ISBN10:

    0205538231

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Breaking Throughprovides instruction and practice on the reading and study skills necessary for successful independent college learning. The sole use of college textbook passages and academic sources offers realistic, immediate practice and application of college reading skills. Students apply the skill being taught to reading short textbook passages and then go on to use multiple skills on the longer selections that conclude most chapters. Please enter here The majority of reading selections are drawn from college textbooks used in most freshman-level courses while the rest are pulled from varying academic sources. Tiered reading selections at the end of each chapter readings are at three different reading levels. 14 longer textbook selections, two reading case books, complete textbook chapter Four-color design "Reader's Tips" boxes condense advice for students into practical hints for quick references. "Interpret the Quote" feature strengthens the critical thinking element of the text. Instructors teaching courses at the 6th-9th reading level who prefer to teach college reading skills with freshman-level textbook pieces and a wealth of skill exercises.

Table of Contents

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Yoursquo;re in Charge!
Plan for Success
Making the Most of Priorities
How to Get Control of Your Time and Your Life
Plan Your Week Study the Syllabus
Use a Calendar to Decode a Syllabus
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American History
Attend Class Be
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