More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 1/1/2009.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Guide to College Readingproduces better college readers and learners by improving studentsrs" reading skills, learning, and critical-thinking skill improvement. Kathleen McWhorter improves reading through an emphasis on critical thinking, metacognition, and learning styles. Introductory college reading courses whose approximate reading ability range is 6-9 grade levels.
Table of Contents
How Do You READ? Chapter 1: Successful Attitudes Toward Reading and Learning Part One: Vocabulary: The Key to Meaning Chapter 2: Using Context Clues Chapter 3: Learning Word Parts Chapter 4: Learning New Words Part Two: Comprehension Skills Chapter 5: Reading as Thinking Chapter 6: Understanding Paragraphs: Topics and Main Ideas Chapter 7: Understanding Paragraphs: Supporting Details and Transitions Chapter 8: Following the Author s Thought Patterns Part Three: Textbook Reading Skills Chapter 9: Reading Textbook Chapters Chapter 10: Reading Graphic and Electronic Sources Chapter 11: Organizing and Remembering Information Part Four: Critical Reading Chapter 12: Interpreting the Writer s Message and Purpose Chapter 13: Evaluating: Asking Critical Questions Part Five: A Fiction Minireader Part Six: A Contemporary Issues Minireader