9780205604975

Guide to College Reading

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205604975

  • ISBN10:

    0205604978

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: PEARSON
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Summary

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

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