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The Master Reader,9780321105462

The Master Reader

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9780321105462

ISBN10:
032110546X
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
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Longman
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Summary

The Master Reader is designed to improve students' reading and thinking skills through a highly structured organization; multiple opportunities for practice, review, and assessment; and high-interest readings from textbook and popular sources. Intended for mid- to upper-level reading courses (10th to 12th grade), the text is organized into eleven chapters, each focusing on a specific reading and thinking skill. Each chapter includes skill instruction, practice exercises, applications, review tests, and mastery tests.

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
Introduction 1(4)
PART 1 Becoming a Master Reader
5(628)
Vocabulary Skills
7(50)
Context Clues
8(6)
Synonyms
8(1)
Antonyms
9(2)
General Sense of the Passage
11(1)
Examples
12(2)
Word Parts
14(6)
Roots
16(1)
Prefixes
17(2)
Suffixes
19(1)
Textbook Skills: Visual Vocabulary
20(3)
Textbook Skills: Textbook Definitions
23(1)
Chapter Review
24(1)
Applications
25(3)
Review Tests
28(13)
Mastery Tests
41(16)
Stated Main Ideas
57(56)
The Topic Sentence
59(9)
Identifying the Topic of a Paragraph
62(3)
Identifying a Topic Sentence
65(3)
Placement of Topic Sentences
68(6)
Topic Sentence at the Beginning of a Paragraph
68(1)
Topic Sentence Within the Paragraph
69(2)
Topic Sentence at the End of a Paragraph
71(1)
Topic Sentence at the Beginning and the End of a Paragraph
72(2)
The Central Point
74(3)
Textbook Skills: Topics, Main Ideas, and Central Points in College Textbooks
77(4)
Chapter Review
81(1)
Applications
82(2)
Review Tests
84(13)
Mastery Tests
97(16)
Supporting Details
113(38)
Major and Minor Details
114(5)
Creating a Summary from Annotations
119(2)
Textbook Skills: Chapter-end Questions in a Textbook
121(2)
Chapter Review
123(1)
Applications
124(2)
Review Tests
126(9)
Mastery Tests
135(16)
Outlines and Concept Maps
151(48)
Outlines
151(4)
Concept Maps
155(4)
Textbook Skills: The Table of Contents in a Textbook
159(3)
Chapter Review
162(1)
Applications
162(5)
Review Tests
167(16)
Mastery Tests
183(16)
Implied Main Ideas and Implied Central Points
199(58)
What Is an Implied Main Idea?
200(2)
Using Supporting Details to Find Implied Main Ideas
202(3)
Finding the Implied Main Ideas of Paragraphs
205(2)
Stating Main Ideas
207(6)
The Implied Central Point
213(2)
Textbook Skills: Graphics as Details That Imply a Main Idea
215(2)
A Final Note: The Importance of Details
217(1)
Chapter Review
217(1)
Applications
218(5)
Review Tests
223(18)
Mastery Tests
241(16)
Transitions and Thought Patterns
257(52)
Transition Words: Relationships Within a Sentence
258(2)
Thought Patterns: Relationships Between Sentences
260(18)
The Time Order Pattern
263(7)
The Space Order Pattern
270(2)
The Listing Pattern
272(2)
The Classification Pattern
274(4)
Textbook Skills: Thought Patterns in Textbooks
278(2)
A Final Note
280(1)
Chapter Review
280(1)
Applications
281(2)
Review Tests
283(10)
Mastery Tests
293(16)
More Thought Patterns
309(54)
The Generalization and Example Pattern
309(2)
The Comparison-and-Contrast Pattern
311(10)
The Comparison Pattern
311(3)
The Contrast Pattern
314(3)
The Comparison-and-Contrast Pattern
317(4)
The Cause-and-Effect Pattern
321(6)
Textbook Skills: The Definition and Example Pattern
327(3)
A Final Note: Thought Patterns and Textbooks
330(1)
Chapter Review
331(1)
Applications
332(3)
Review Tests
335(12)
Mastery Tests
347(16)
Fact and Opinion
363(52)
What Is the Difference Between Fact and Opinion?
363(2)
Ask Questions to Identify Facts
365(1)
Note Biased Words to Identify Opinions
366(2)
Think Carefully about Supposed ``Facts''
368(5)
Fact and Opinion in Reading Paragraphs
373(3)
Informed and Expert Opinions
376(3)
Textbook Skills: Fact and Opinion in a Textbook Passage
379(4)
Chapter Review
383(1)
Applications
383(3)
Review Tests
386(13)
Mastery Tests
399(16)
Purpose and Tone
415(56)
Purpose
416(4)
Primary Purpose
420(4)
Tone
424(4)
Commonly Used Words That Describe Tone
428(3)
Understanding Irony
431(3)
Textbook Skills: Author's Purpose and Tone
434(3)
Chapter Review
437(1)
Applications
437(3)
Review Tests
440(15)
Mastery Tests
455(16)
Inferences
471(58)
What Is an Inference?
472(3)
Making Inferences While Reading
475(3)
Making Sound Inferences and Avoiding False Conclusions
478(9)
Step 1. Consider the Facts
479(2)
Step 2. Check for Prior Knowledge
481(2)
Step 3. Confront Your Biases
483(1)
Step 4. Challenge Your Assumptions and Conclusions
484(3)
Inferences in Literature
487(4)
Textbook Skills: Inferences and Visual Aids
491(2)
Chapter Review
493(1)
Applications
493(3)
Review Tests
496(17)
Mastery Tests
513(16)
Argument
529(56)
Step 1: Identify the Author's Claim and Supports
530(6)
Step 2: Decide Whether the Supports Are Relevant
536(8)
Step 3: Decide Whether the Supports Are Adequate
544(3)
Step 4: Check the Argument for Bias
547(3)
Textbook Skills: The Logic of Argument
550(3)
Chapter Review
553(1)
Applications
554(3)
Review Tests
557(12)
Mastery Tests
569(16)
A Reading System for Master Readers
585(48)
Prior Knowledge
585(3)
The Reading Process
588(9)
Before Reading: Survey and Question
589(2)
During Reading: Read and Recite
591(3)
After Reading: Review
594(3)
Textbook Skills: Before, During, and After Reading: Asking Questions and Reciting Answers
597(4)
Chapter Review
601(1)
Applications
602(2)
Review Tests
604(13)
Mastery Tests
617(16)
PART 2 Additional Readings
633(104)
The Connection Between Reading and Writing
634(5)
Step 1: Prewrite
634(1)
Step 2: Organize Your Ideas
634(1)
Step 3: Write
635(1)
Step 4: Edit and Revise
635(2)
Annotating a Text
637(2)
``Do Not Iron Clothes on Body''
639(9)
George F. Will
You Just Don't Understand
648(9)
Deborah Tannen
The Four Reasons Why Good Communication Is So Important
657(10)
Suzette Haden Elgin
Binge Drinking, A Campus Killer
667(11)
Sabrina Rubin Erdely
``I Have a Dream'' Speech
678(10)
Martin Luther King Jr.
The Education of an American
688(8)
Arnold Schwarzenegger
My America
696(8)
Andrew Sullivan
From It Takes a Village
704(11)
Hillary Rodham Clinton
From The Grapes of Wrath
715(10)
John Steinbeck
The Heart of the Brave
725(12)
William Jones
PART 3 Combined-Skills Tests
737(36)
PART 4 Reading Enrichment
773(34)
Appendix A Reading for Logic: Fallacies and Propaganda
775(32)
LAB MANUAL
807(130)
Vocabulary Skills
Context Clues
811(2)
Roots
813(2)
Prefixes
815(2)
Suffixes
817(2)
Textbook Skills
819(2)
Stated Main Ideas
Identifying Topics
821(2)
Topics, Main Ideas, and Supporting Details
823(2)
Topic Sentences
825(2)
Central Points and Thesis Statements
827(2)
Textbook Skills
829(2)
Supporting Details
Questions to Find Supporting Details
831(2)
Major and Minor Details
833(2)
Outlining
835(2)
Creating a Summary from Annotations
837(2)
Textbook Skills
839(2)
Outlines and Concept Maps
Outlining Paragraphs
841(2)
Outlining Passages
843(2)
Concept Maps
845(2)
Supporting Details and Concept Maps
847(2)
Textbook Skills
849(2)
Implied Main Ideas and Implied Central Points
Implied Main Ideas
851(2)
Implied Main Ideas in Paragraphs
853(2)
Implied Main Ideas in Literature
855(2)
Central Points
857(2)
Textbook Skills
859(2)
Transitions and Thought Patterns
Relationships Within and Between Sentences
861(2)
The Time and Space Order Patterns
863(2)
The Listing Pattern
865(2)
The Classification Pattern
867(2)
Textbook Skills
869(2)
More Thought Patterns
The Generalization and Example Pattern
871(2)
The Comparison-and-Contrast Pattern
873(2)
The Cause-and-Effect Pattern
875(2)
The Definition and Example Pattern
877(2)
Textbook Skills
879(2)
Fact and Opinion
Fact and Opinion
881(2)
Biased Words
883(2)
Fact and Opinion in Reading Passages
885(2)
Informed and Expert Opinion
887(2)
Textbook Skills
889(2)
Purpose and Tone
Author's Purpose
891(2)
Author's Tone
893(2)
Purpose and Tone in Nonfiction
895(2)
Verbal and Situational Irony
897(2)
Textbook Skills
899(2)
Inferences
Inferences in Reading
901(2)
Making Sound Inferences
903(2)
Challenging Assumptions and Conclusions
905(2)
Inferences in Literature
907(2)
Textbook Skills
909(2)
Argument
Claim and Support
911(2)
Argument in Political Cartoons
913(2)
Relevant Support
915(2)
Argument in a Periodical Article
917(2)
Textbook Skills
919(2)
A Reading System for Master Readers
Prior Knowledge
921(2)
The Reading Process: Before Reading
923(2)
The Reading Process: During Reading
925(2)
The Reading Process: After Reading
927(2)
Textbook Skills
929(2)
Practice Tests
Practice Tests for the Florida College Basic Skills Exit Reading Test
931(2)
Practice Tests for the Texas Academic Skills Program Reading Tests
933(2)
Practice Tests for The Master Reader
935(2)
Text Credits 937(6)
Photo Credits 943(2)
Index 945


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