9780495802570

Joining a Community of Readers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495802570

  • ISBN10:

    0495802573

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-20
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

JOINING A COMMUNITY OF READERS (for low-to-mid level reading courses) offers a holistic approach to developing reading skills and building schema. The real-life context for each new skill being learned engages students as they are able to stay with a single theme throughout each unit.

Table of Contents

To the Instructor
To the Student
The Reading Process: Becoming a Successful Student
Working with Words: Technology and You
Main Ideas: How We Look
Unstated Main Ideas: Challenges in Education
Main Ideas and Supporting Details: Popular Culture
Supporting Details: Television in Our Society
Patterns of Organization: Families
Inferences: Coming of Age
Critical Reading: Social Connectedness and Community
Additional Readings and Exercises
Cumulative Mastery Tests
A Reader's Toolkit
Credits
Index
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