Making Meaning Building Strategies for College Reading (with MyReadingLab)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 7/20/2006
  • Publisher: Longman
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The text is designed to be visually appealing through the use of numerous photographs and other graphics that illustrate points made in the text, stimulate critical thinking, and teach students to read visual materials.Making Meaningis recursive, giving the opportunity in each chapter for students to practice and integrate skills learned from previous lessons and apply those reading strategies to many kinds of texts.Balance of phonics instruction and whole language. Highly visual design. Steps to make meaning of what is read.

Table of Contents

Preface: To the Instructor?
Introduction: Making Meaning from What You Read
Preparing to Rea?
Chapter Preview
Making Meaning
Structured Instruction And Exercises
Reading: Choosing a Job in a Nursing Home
Title, Headings, Bullets, and Visuals
Connecting to Prior Knowledge
Predicting What a Reading is About
Reader Response p1-1?
Reader Response p1-2
Everyday Pre-reading
Pre-reading and Visual Information
How to Preview (or Pre-read) a Textbook
Reading a Textbook Chapter
Practicing What You Have Learned?
Practice 1-1
Through 1-4
The Struggle for Civil Rights?
Practice 1-5
Reading a Chart, African-American Voter Registration in The South, 1960-1970?
Practice 1-6
Through 1-9
Pre-reading a Play Hamlet
Mastery Tests?
Mastery Test 1-1
American History: The Struggle for Civil Rights?
Mastery Test 1-2: Reading a Map, USA Time Zones?
Mastery Test 1-3: Reading a Chart, Stages of Human Development?
Mastery Test 1-4: Reading a Graph, "From the Bottom to the Top"?
Reader Response 1-3?
Mastery Test 1-5:Reading a Webpage, Recycling?
Reader Response 1-4
Progress Chart
Recognizing Consonants and Vowel?
Chapter Preview
Making Meaning
Structured Instruction and Exercises
Reading: A Long Night Ahead
Practicing What You Have Learned
Practice 2-1: Consonants, The Search Goes On
Reader Response 2-1&nb
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