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Northstar,now in its third edition, motivates students to succeed in their academicas well as personallanguage goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands - Reading and Writingand Listening and Speaking -provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers. What is Special about the Third Edition? New Themes and Updated Content- presented in a variety of genresand in authentic materials- challenge and engage students intellectually. Enhanced Focus on Academic Skills,more purposeful integration of critical thinking, and an enhanced focus on academic skillssuch as inferencing, synthesizing, notetaking, and test taking help students develop strategies for success in the classroom and on standardized tests. A new, fully integratedwriting section leads students through the writing processwith engaging writing assignments focusing on various rhetorical modes. A New Designwith full color pages, more photos, illustrations, and graphic organizersfosters student engagement and makes the content come alive. MyNorthStarLab NorthStar is now available withMyNorthStarLab- an easy-to-use, powerful onlineprogram for students and teachersthat saves time and improves test scores. Students receive personalized instructionand practicein all four skills. Audio, video, and test preparation are all in one place - available anywhere, anytime. Teachers can take advantage of many resources including online assessments, a flexible gradebook, and tools for monitoring student progress. Unlimited access to reading and audio selections, DVD segments, as well as original activities that support and extend the Northstarprogram. Teacher’s Manual A unit-by-unit guideincluding overviews, suggested times, step-by-step teaching suggestions, expansion and homework activities, and links to the companion strand and to MyNorthStarLab Detailed multi-level strategiesand activitiesso instructors can reach students at different proficiency levels The Student Book Answer Keyand unit word listsfor easy reference Reproducible Unit Achievement Teststo save time and allow teachers to evaluate students’ progress
Table of Contents
|The Internet and Other Addictions|
|Honesty Is the Best Policy|
|The Bold and the Bashful|
|The Tipping Point|
|Feng Shui: Ancient Wisdom Travels West|
|Warriors without Weapons|
|Boosting Brain Power through the Arts|
|Microfinance: Changing Lives $50 at a Time|
|The Phonetic Alphabet|
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