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Table of Contents
|Creating a new mosaic||p. 2|
|Changing times||p. 24|
|Mindful reading : monitoring and revising comprehension||p. 44|
|The presence of the past : using schema to understand and remember||p. 66|
|The art of discovery : questioning||p. 102|
|Creating meaning : inference||p. 138|
|Bringing text to life : using sensory and emotional images to enhance comprehension||p. 170|
|The heart of the matter : determining importance||p. 198|
|The evolution of meaning : synthesis||p. 224|
|Epilogue : mosaic of meaning||p. 246|
|Thinking strategies used by proficient learners||p. 255|
|Thinking rubric||p. 267|
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