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Master Reader, The, Alternate Reading Edition (with MyReadingLab Student Access Code Card)

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780205745005

ISBN10:
0205745008
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Package
Pub. Date:
7/14/2009
Publisher(s):
Longman

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Summary

Step-by-step reading instruction integrated with the reading process (SQ3R), a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources. Heavy Skill instruction, Integration of reading skills with reading process (SQ3R), Ample application and assessment opportunities , Text-specific lab manual.10 th -12 th + grade (advanced) college reading courses.

Table of Contents

A Reading System for Master Readers
Prior Knowledge
The Reading Process
Before Reading: Survey and Question
During Reading: Read and Recite
After Reading: Review
Textbook Skills: Using SQ3R to Master Textbook Reading
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
Mastery Tests
Vocabulary Skills
Before Reading About Vocabulary Skills
Words are Building Blocks
Context Clues: A SAGE Approach
Synonyms
Antonyms
General Context
Examples
Textbook Skills: Using a Glossary
Word Parts
Roots
Prefixes
Suffixes
Textbook Skills: Visual Vocabulary
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading About Vocabulary Skills
Mastery Tests
Stated Main IdeasBefore Reading About Stated Main Ideas
Traits of a Main Idea
Identifying the Topic of a Paragraph
Identifying a Topic Sentence
The Flow of Ideas and Placement of Topic Sentences
Topic Sentence at the Beginning of a Paragraph
Topic Sentence Within a Paragraph
Topic Sentence at the End of a Paragraph
Topic Sentence at the Beginning and the End of a Paragraph
The Central Idea and the Thesis Statement
Textbook Skills: Topics, Main Ideas, and Central Ideas in Textbooks
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading About Stated Main Ideas
Supporting Details
Before Reading About Supporting Main Ideas
Questions for Locating Supporting Details
Major and Minor Details
Creating a Summary from Annotations
Textbook Skills: Chapter-end Questions in a Textbook
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading About Stated Main Ideas
Mastery Tests
Outlines and Concept Maps
Before Reading About Outlines and Concept Maps
Outlines
Concept Maps
Textbook Skills: The Table of Contents in a Textbook
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading About Outlines and Concept Maps
Mastery Tests
Transitions and Thought Patterns
Before Reading about Transitions and Thought PatternsTransition Words: Relationships Within a Sentence
Thought Patterns: Relationships Between Sentences
The Time Order Pattern
The Space Order Pattern
The Listing Pattern
The Classification Pattern
Textbook Skills: Thought Patterns in Textbooks
A Final Note
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading about Transitions and Thought Patterns
Mastery Tests
More Thought Patterns
Before Reading about More Thought Patterns
The Comparison-and-Contrast Pattern
Comparison
Contrast
Comparison and Contrast
The Cause-and-Effect Pattern
The Generalization-and-Example Pattern
The Definition Pattern
Textbook Skills: Thought Patterns and Textbooks
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading about More Thought Patterns
Mastery Tests
Implied Main Ideas and Implied Central Ideas
Before Reading About Implied Main Ideas and Implied Central Ideas
What is an Implied Main Idea?
Using Supporting Details and Thought Patterns to Find Implied Main Ideas
Finding the Implied Main Ideas of Paragraphs
Creating a Summary from the Supporting Details
The Implied Central Idea
Textbook Skills: How to Read a Map
A Final Note About Experience and Perspective
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading about Implied Main Ideas and Implied Central Ideas
Mastery Tests
Fact and Opinion
Before Reading About Fact and Opinion
What Is the Difference Between Fact and Opinion?
Ask Questions to Identify Opinions
Note Biased Words to Identify Opinions
Note Qualifiers to Identify Opinions
Think Carefully about Supposed "Facts"
Read Critically: Evaluate Details as Fact or Opinion in Context
Evaluate the Context of the Passage
Evaluate the Context of the Author
Evaluate the Context of the Source
Textbook Skills: Fact and Opinion in a Textbook Passage
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading About Fact and Opinion
Mastery Tests
Tone and Purpose
Before Reading about Tone and Purpose
What are Tone and Purpose?
Understand How Tone is Established
Identify Subjective and Objective Tone Words
Discover the General Purpose in the Main Idea
Figure Out the Primary Purpose
Recognize Irony Used for Special Effects
Textbook Skills: Author's Purpose and Tone
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading about Tone and Purpose
Mastery Tests
Inferences
Before Reading about Inferences
Inferences: Educated Guesses
What is a Valid Inference?
Making VALID Inferences and Avoiding Invalid Conclusions
Step 1: Verify and Value the Facts
Step 2: Assess Prior Knowledge
Step 3: Learn from the Text
Step 4: Investigate for Bias
Step 5: Detect Contradiction
Inferences in Creative Expression
Textbook Skills: Inferences and Visual Aids
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
Before Reading about Inferences
Mastery Tests
The Basics of ArgumentBefore Reading about the Basics of Argument
What is an Argument?
Step 1. Identify the Author's Claim and Supports
Step 2. Decide If the Supports Are Relevant
Step 3. Decide If the Supports Are Adequate
Step 4: Check the Argument for Bias
Textbook Skills: The Logic of Arguments
Chapter Review
Applications
Review Tests
After Reading about the Basics of Argument
Mastery Tests
Advanced Argument: Persuasive Techniques
Before Reading About Advanced Argument
Biased Arguments
What is a Fallacy in Logical Thought?
What is Propaganda?
Irrelevant Arguments: Fallacies
Personal Attack
Straw Man
Begging the Question
Irrelevant Arguments: Propaganda Techniques
Name-Calling
Testimonials
Bandwagon
Plain Folks
Inadequate Arguments: Fallacies
Either-Or
False Comparison
False Cause
Inadequate Arguments: Propaganda Techniques
Card Stacking
Transfer
Glittering Generalities
Textbook Skills: Examining Biased Arguments
Chapter Review
Applications
After Reading about Advanced Argument
Mastery Tests
Additional Readings
The Connection Between Reading and Writing
Step 1: Prewrite
Step 2: Organize Your Ideas
Step 3: Write
Step 4: Edit and Revise
Annotating a Text
Writing a Summary
"What Do Employers Really Want? Top Skills and Values Employers Seek" from Job-Seekers
"Greed Is Not Good--So What Do We Do About It?"
"On Being a Muslim American,"
"What Islam Really Says,"
"A Quilt Of A Country: Out Of Many, One? For The Most Pluralistic Nation On Earth, It's The Ideal--And The Reality,"
"The Destructive Male,"
"Feminism Has Caused the Breakdown of the Family,"
"Barack Obama's Election Is A Joyful and Historic Time,"
"Obama Presidential Announcement"
"War Is Kind,"
Combined-Skills TestsCredits
Index
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