9780321050991

Joining a Community of Readers : A Thematic Approach to Reading

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321050991

  • ISBN10:

    0321050991

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Joining a Community of Readers offers a thematic approach to reading. Multiple thematic readings give students exposure to relevant topics and help them build schema. The text maintains a constant focus on key skills while providing ample practice through pre-reading, active reading, and post-reading activities. Vocabulary skills, collaborative opportunities, and ESL help are also featured.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents vii
To the Instructor xvii
Features of Joining a Community of Readers, Second Edition xxv
To the Student xxvii
The Reading Process
Becoming a Successful Student
1(63)
Working with Words
Technology and You
64(57)
Main Ideas
Learning and Education
121(49)
Unstated Main Ideas
Challenges in Education
170(41)
Supporting Details
Popular Culture
211(50)
Major and Minor Supporting Details
Television in Our Society
261(58)
Patterns of Organization
Families in History and Around the World
319(50)
Complex Patterns of Organization
The Family in the Community
369(47)
Inferences, Fact versus Opinion, and Conclusions
Growing Up
416(55)
Additional Readings and Exercises 471(42)
Bibliography 513(8)
Credits 521(2)
Index 523

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