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Building Strategies for College Reading : A Text with Thematic Reader

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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Preface xix
About the Author xxiii
Adopt A Plan→Do→Review Cycle for Academic Reading
1(20)
What Is a Plan→Do→Review Cycle?
2(1)
Why Do I Need to Develop a Plan for Every Assignment?
3(3)
Caring About Kids: When Parents Divorce/The Division of Scientific and Public Information, National Institute of Mental Health
6(1)
What Do I Do Once I Start to Read?
6(2)
Why Should I Do Anything Else?
8(1)
If I Understand What I've Read, Why Do I Have to Review?
8(1)
Review Questions
9(1)
Think and Connect Questions
9(1)
Application Exercises
9(1)
Web Exercise
9(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
10(3)
How to Read Faster
10(3)
Bill Cosby
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
13(2)
Fractions
13(2)
Allen R. Angel
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
15(2)
Sources of Groundwater Pollution
15(2)
Bernard J. Nebel
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
17(3)
Computers: The Essentials
17(3)
Larry Long
Nancy Long
Chapter 1 Connections
20(1)
Determine Who the Author Is and Why the Author Is Writing
21(20)
What Is My Basic Strategy for Determining Who and Why?
22(1)
Why Does It Matter Who the Author Is?
22(1)
Why Do Writers Write?
22(4)
Practice: Identifying the Author's Purpose
26(2)
Review Questions
28(1)
Think and Connect Questions
28(1)
Application Exercises
28(1)
Web Exercise
28(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
29(3)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
32(1)
Can Interpersonal Skills Be Taught?
32(1)
Stephen P. Robbins
Exercise #2 Questions
32(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
33(2)
Being A Blood Donor/Metlife Consumer Education Center
33(2)
Exercise #3 Questions
35(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
36(1)
Wild Things
36(1)
Nick Taylor
Exercise #4 Questions
37(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #5
38(1)
Film
38(1)
Gabrielle Mullem
Exercise #5 Questions
39(1)
Chapter 2 Connections
39(2)
Understand the Vocabulary the Author Uses
41(26)
What Is My Basic Strategy for Understanding the Author's Vocabulary?
42(1)
How Can I Use the Context to Help Define a Word?
42(2)
Practice: Defining Words Using Context Clues
44(1)
How Can I Use the Word Itself as a Clue to Its Meaning?
45(1)
Practice: Defining Words Using Word Parts
45(2)
If I Still Can't Figure Out the Meaning, What Other Resources Can I Use?
47(2)
Practice: Selecting the Best Dictionary Definition
49(1)
Practice: Defining Words Using Outside Resources
50(1)
How Can I Use the Strategies Together While I'm Reading?
51(1)
Practice: Defining Words Using Context Clues, Word Parts, and Other Resources
52(1)
Endangered Species: Endangered Means There's Still Time/U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
52(1)
How Can a Word Mean More Than Its Definition?
53(1)
Practice: Considering Both the Connotative and Denotative Meanings
54(1)
What Is Figurative Language?
55(1)
Practice: Understanding Figurative Language
56(1)
Review Questions
56(1)
Think and Connect Questions
57(1)
Application Exercises
57(1)
Web Exercise
57(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
58(1)
Mistletoe: Harmless Holiday Sprig? Or Something Far Worse?
58(1)
Jimmy Tomlin
Exercise #1 Questions
59(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
60(1)
The Knowledge Industries
60(1)
Irwin Unger
Exercise #2 Questions
60(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
61(1)
Hummingbirds: Jewels on Wings
61(1)
Robert L. McGrath
Exercise #3 Questions
61(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
62(1)
Drop The Ball on Sports Metaphors in Political Coverage
62(1)
Ellen Goodman
Exercise #4 Questions
63(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #5
64(1)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
64(1)
Mary Lynn Hendrix
Exercise #5 Questions
64(1)
Chapter 3 Connections
65(2)
Identify What the Author Is Writing About
67(22)
What Is My Basic Strategy for Identifying What the Author Is Writing About?
68(1)
How Can I Identify the Main Idea of a Paragraph?
68(2)
Practice: Identifying Directly Stated Main Ideas
70(1)
What Can I Do if the Main Idea Isn't Directly Stated?
71(1)
Practice: Identifying Implied Main Ideas
72(1)
How Can I Be Sure I Have Identified the Main Idea of a Paragraph?
73(1)
Practice: Identifying the Main Idea in a Paragraph
73(2)
How Can I Identify the Thesis of a Multiparagraph Selection?
75(1)
Practice: Identifying the Thesis of a Multiparagraph Selection
75(1)
Special Nutritional Needs of Athletes and Active Individuals
75(1)
Jerrold S. Greenberg
George B. Dintiman
Review Questions
76(1)
Think and Connect Questions
76(1)
Application Exercises
76(1)
Web Exercise
77(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
78(2)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
80(1)
Have A Good Night
80(1)
Robert L. McGrath
Exercise #2 Questions
81(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
82(1)
The Hydrologic Cycle
82(1)
Frederick K. Lutgens
Edward J. Tarbuck
Exercise #3 Questions
83(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
84(1)
How To Punctuate
84(1)
Russell Baker
Exercise #4 Questions
85
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #5
84(2)
Theories of Human Behavior
86(1)
Jerrold S. Greenberg
George B. Dintiman
Exercise #5 Questions
86(1)
Chapter 4 Connections
87(2)
Establish How the Author Develops Ideas
89(28)
What Is My Basic Strategy for Establishing How the Author Develops Ideas?
90(1)
Why Do Authors Use Details?
90(1)
What Types of Details Do Authors Use?
90(2)
Why Do I Need to Identify Relationships among Levels of Information?
92(1)
What Are Signal Words and Phrases?
92(1)
Practice: Using the Author's Clues
93(1)
How Does the Author Develop a Thesis or Main Idea?
94(6)
Practice A: Determining How the Author Develops Ideas
100(1)
Practice B: Determining How the Author Develops Ideas
101(2)
Review Questions
103(1)
Think and Connect Questions
103(1)
Application Exercises
103(1)
Web Exercise
104(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
105(3)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
108(2)
Prest-O! Change-O! A Short and very Stationary History of the Remote Control
108(2)
Jimmy Tomlin
Exercise #2 Questions
110(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
111(1)
Running the Small Business: Reasons for Successes and Failures
111(1)
Ricky W. Griffin
Ronald J. Ebert
Exercise #3 Questions
111(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
112(1)
The Benefits of the Sociological Perspective
112(1)
John J. Macionis
Exercise #4 Questions
113(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #5
114(1)
Glittering Alice; Sad Eleanor
114(1)
Richard Cohen
Exercise #5 Questions
115(1)
Chapter 5 Connections
116(1)
Recognize the Author's Stance
117(24)
What Is My Basic Strategy for Recognizing the Author's Stance?
118(1)
What Is the Author's Stance?
118(1)
Is the Author Reliable?
118(1)
What Is Point of View?
119(1)
Practice: Identifying Point of View
120(2)
How Can I Differentiate among Facts, Opinions, and Reasoned Judgments?
122(1)
Practice: Distinguishing between Fact and Opinion
122(1)
What Is Tone?
123(3)
Work the Bugs out, Channel 11
125(1)
Mike Royko
Practice: Identifying Tone
126(1)
Review Questions
127(1)
Think and Connect Questions
127(1)
Application Exercises
127(1)
Web Exercise
128(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
129(1)
Execution has Benefits---Doesn't It?
129(1)
E. J. Montini
Exercise #1 Questions
130(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
131(1)
Why I Don't Compute
131(1)
Roger Rosenblatt
Exercise #2 Questions
132(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
133(1)
How to Write with Style
133(1)
Kurt Vonnegut
Exercise #3 Questions
134(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
135(1)
Endorsements Just a Shell Game
135(1)
Mike Royko
Exercise #4 Questions
136(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #5
137(1)
The Future
137(1)
Edward F. Bergman
Tom L. McKnight
Exercise #5 Questions
138(1)
Chapter 6 Connections
139(2)
Integrate Written and Graphic Information
141(28)
What Is My Basic Strategy for Integrating Written and Graphic Information?
142(1)
How Can I Understand Graphic Information?
142(1)
How Do I Read a Graph?
142(2)
Practice: Reading and Integrating Written Material and a Graph
144(1)
How Do I Read a Table?
145(1)
Practice: Reading and Integrating Written Material and a Table
146(1)
How Do I Read a Pie Chart or Circle Graph?
147(1)
Practice: Reading and Integrating Written Material and a Pie Chart
148(1)
How Do I Read a Diagram?
149(3)
Practice: Reading and Integrating Written Material and a Diagram
152(1)
How Do I Read a Photograph or Illustration?
153(1)
Practice: Reading and Integrating Written Material and a Photograph or Illustration
153(1)
Review Questions
154(1)
Think and Connect Questions
154(1)
Application Exercises
155(1)
Web Exercise
155(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
156(5)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
161(1)
The Health-Illness Continuum
161(1)
Jerrold S. Greenberg
George B. Dintiman
Exercise #2 Questions
162(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
163(2)
From Luxury to Necessity
163(2)
Matthew Klein
Exercise #3 Questions
165(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
166(1)
The Greying of the Planet
166(1)
Jean-Claude Chasteland
Exercise #4 Questions
167(1)
Chapter 7 Connections
167(2)
Organize the Information You Need
169(22)
What Is My Basic Strategy for Organizing the Information I Need?
170(1)
Why Do I Need to Organize Information?
170(1)
How Can I Effectively Annotate Text?
171(2)
Practice: Annotating Text
173(1)
Writing About History
163(11)
Dr. Robert Weiss
How Can I Create an Outline or Map to Organize Information I Need?
174(4)
Practice: Creating an Informal Outline or Information Map
178(1)
How Can I Create a Summary to Organize the Information I Need?
178(1)
Practice: Writing a Summary
179(1)
Review Questions
179(1)
Think and Connect Questions
179(1)
Application Exercises
180(1)
Web Exercise
180(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
181(1)
Feedback
181(1)
Kittie W. Watson
Exercise #1 Questions
182(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
183(1)
Alcohol in Perspective/University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter
183(1)
Exercise #2 Questions
184(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
185(2)
Learning Through Toys and Play/The Toy Manufacturers of America and the American Toy Institute
185(2)
Exercise #3 Questions
187(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
188(1)
Nurse Practitioner Similar to a Physician's Assistant
188(1)
Marcie Baker
Exercise #4 Questions
189(1)
Chapter 8 Connections
189(2)
Decide What to Do with the Author's Information
191(16)
What Is My Basic Strategy for Deciding What to Do with the Author's Information?
192(1)
What Is a Critical Reader?
192(1)
How Do I Objectively Analyze and Author's Work?
192(1)
How Do I Draw Logical Inferences to Reach a Reasoned Judgment?
193(1)
What Should I Do With the Ideas and Information?
194(1)
Practice: Using Your Strategies
194(1)
Ultraviolet Sunlight/National Center for Atmospheric Research
194(1)
Review Questions
195(1)
Think and Connect Questions
195(1)
Application Exercises
195(1)
Web Exercise
196(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #1
197(3)
Irradiation: A Safe Measure for Safer Food
197(2)
John Henkel
Irradiated Food: Some Facts to Consider
199(1)
Linda Greene
Exercise #1 Questions
200(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #2
201(1)
In Perspective: Nature's Corporations
201(1)
Bernard J. Nebel
Richard T. Wright
Exercise #2 Questions
201(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #3
202(1)
Problems in American Education---Bureaucracy and Student Passivity
202(1)
John J. Macionis
Exercise #3 Questions
203(1)
Use Your Strategies---Exercise #4
204(1)
The Road to Success is Paved with Determination, Focus
204(1)
Harvey Mackay
Exercise #4 Questions
205(1)
Chapter 9 Connections
205(2)
Theme 1 Reducing Waste in America 207(36)
The History of Garbage: Archaeologists Bust Myths about Solid Waste and Society
208(4)
William Rathje
``The History of Garbage'' Questions
True or False
212(1)
Completion
212(1)
Analysis
212(1)
Application
212(1)
Municipal Solid Waste: Disposal and Recovery
213(17)
Bernard J. Nebel
Richard T. Wright
Living with Waste
230(1)
France Bequette
``Living with Waste'' Questions
True or False
231(1)
Completion
231(1)
Analysis
231(1)
Application
231(1)
We're Winning the Garbage War
232(1)
Norm Crampton
``We're Winning the Garbage War'' Questions
True or False
233(1)
Completion
234(1)
Analysis
234(1)
Application
234(1)
Don't Buy These Myths
235(3)
Cathy Madison
``Don't Buy These Myths'' Questions
True or False
238(1)
Completion
239(1)
Analysis
239(1)
Application
239(1)
Recycling is a Bunch of Garbage
240(1)
Marianne Moody Jennings
``Recycling Is a Bunch of Garbage'' Questions
Analysis
241(1)
Application
241(1)
Life's Greatest Mystery: When it comes to unanswered Questions, the most perplexing has to be, ``Why do People Litter?''
241(1)
John D. G. Lusk
``Life's Greatest Mystery'' Questions
Analysis
242(1)
Application
242(1)
Theme 2 Confronting Violence in Society 243(52)
The Moral Circle
244(1)
James Garbarino
``The Moral Circle'' Questions
Analysis
245(1)
Application
245(1)
Violence
246(30)
William Kornblum
Why Rocky III?
276(2)
Mike Messner
``Why Rocky III?'' Questions
Completion
278(1)
Analysis
278(1)
Application
279(1)
Hollywood's Three Big Lies
279(2)
Michael Medved
``Hollywood's Three Big Lies'' Questions
True or False
281(1)
Completion
281(1)
Analysis
282(1)
Application
282(1)
Cultural Explanations for Teen Violence
282(2)
James Gilbert
``Cultural Explanations for Teen Violence'' Questions
True or False
284(1)
Completion
284(1)
Analysis
284(1)
Application
284(1)
Listen to the Children
285(2)
Anne C. Lewis
``Listen to the Children'' Questions
True or False
287(1)
Completion
287(1)
Analysis
287(1)
Application
287(1)
Family Violence: When we hurt the Ones we Love
288(3)
Sandra Arbetter
``Family Violence'' Questions
True or False
291(1)
Completion
291(1)
Analysis
291(1)
Application
291(1)
Prologue: New Year's Eve
292(2)
Greg Lichtenberg
``Prologue'' Questions
Analysis
294(1)
Application
294(1)
Theme 3 ``Doing Philosophy'' in Everyday Life 295(34)
What is Philosophy?
297(15)
Thomas I. White
What is the Secret of Teaching Values?
312(2)
James A. Michener
``What Is the Secret of Teaching Values?'' Questions
True or False
314(1)
Completion
314(1)
Analysis
314(1)
Application
314(1)
Feeding on Fast Food and False Values
315(1)
Helmut Manzl
``Feeding on Fast Food and False Values'' Questions
True or False
316(1)
Completion
317(1)
Analysis
317(1)
Application
317(1)
Universities Must Teach Both Facts and Values to Stave Off Barbarism
318(1)
Albert C. Yates
``Universities Must Teach Both Facts and Values to Stave Off Barbarism'' Questions
True or False
319(1)
Completion
319(1)
Analysis
320(1)
Application
320(1)
Life Lessons
321(1)
Arthur Frommer
``Life Lessons'' Questions
Analysis
322(1)
Application
323(1)
Happiness is First Things First
323(1)
Linda Weltner
``Happiness Is First Things First'' Questions
Analysis
324(1)
Application
324(1)
The Necklace
325(3)
Guy De Maupassant
``The Necklace'' Questions
Completion
328(1)
Analysis
328(1)
Application
328(1)
Theme 4 Thriving In The Workplace 329(52)
Workplace 2020
331(1)
Susan Paynter
``Workplace 2020'' Questions
True or False
332(1)
Completion
333(1)
Analysis
333(1)
Application
333(1)
There Is No Future for the Workplace
334(3)
John A. Challenger
``There Is No Future for the Workplace'' Questions
True or False
337(1)
Completion
337(1)
Analysis
337(1)
Application
337(1)
Managing Human Resources
338(28)
Ricky W. Griffin
Ronald J. Ebert
Money and Motivation
366(4)
Thomas Petzinger Jr.
``Money and Motivation'' Questions
True or False
370(1)
Completion
370(1)
Analysis
370(1)
Application
370(1)
Invest in People
371(1)
Michael A. Verespej
``Invest in People'' Questions
True or False
372(1)
Completion
372(1)
Analysis
372(1)
Application
372(1)
If You Choose a Job You Love, You'll Never Have to ``Work''
373(1)
Harvey Mackay
``If You Choose a Job You Love, You'll Never Have to `Work''' Questions
Analysis
374(1)
Application
374(1)
Preparation and Practice Lead to a Successful Interview
374(2)
Mark Renn
``Preparation and Practice Lead to a Successful Interview'' Questions
True or False
376(1)
Completion
376(1)
Analysis
376(1)
Application
376(1)
How to Read an Annual Report
377(1)
Jane Bryant Quinn
``How to Read an Annual Report'' Questions
Completion
378(1)
Analysis
378(1)
Application
379(2)
Glossary 381(4)
Suggested Answers for Practice Exercises 385(20)
Credits 405(6)
Index 411


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