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The Reader's Edge, Book I,9780077301309

The Reader's Edge, Book I

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9780077301309

ISBN10:
0077301307
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/14/2010
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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The Reader's Edge: Book Iapproaches reading holistically while focusing on discrete skills. The text stresses that reading, thinking, and asking questions are all things students do alreadynot new concepts. This emphasis on reading as a part of the student's world is then paired with strong skills-based instruction. The Reader's Edge: Book Iis part of McGraw-Hill's new M-series of textbooks that are inexpensive, lightweight (400-450 pages), and designed to reflect the way today's students read and study. The text is designed visually to appeal to students while conveying the key concepts of developmental reading in a way that they can relate to and apply to their daily lives. This book allows you, the instructor, to meet students where they are, so you can take them where they want to go.

Table of Contents

Connect Now
Connect Now
Introduction to the New Strategy: Connect Now
The Topic and the Title
Your Experience and Feelings
Your Purpose and the Author’s Purpose
Apply the New Strategy: Connect Now
Poppa and the Spruce Tree: A Lesson from My Father by Mario Cuomo
Summary
Help You Use Your Reader’s Voice to Be an Active Reader?
How Does the Connect Now Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
A Role Model of Resiliency: Bouncing Back from Disaster by Tom Wanamaker
Connect Now Practice Pages
Benjamin Banneker: Man of Many Talents
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Alec Baldwin: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Respond
Respond
Introduction to the New Strategy: Respond
You, the audience
Time for Responding
Space for Responding
Apply the New Strategy: Respond
The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl by Elizabeth Wong
Summary
Help You Use Your Reader’s Voice to Be an Active Reader?
How Does the Respond Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Self-Esteem by Joseph A. DeVito
Respond Practice Pages
Educating Safe Drivers
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Catherine Zeta-Jones: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Vital Vocabulary: Context Clues--- delete “vital vocabulary”?
Context Clues
Introduction to the New Strategy: Context Clues
Tone, or the Author’s Voice
Logic Clues
Example Clues
Contrast Clues
Definition Clues
Using Context Clues
Apply the New Strategy: Using Context Clues
Sounds of Home: An 8,690-Mile Echo by Sara Rimer
Summary
Help You Become a More Active Reader?
How Does the Context Clues Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Chia Pet by Owen Edwards
Vital Vocabulary: Context Clues Practice Pages-delete “vital vocabulary”?
Tone
Context Clues: Logic and Examples
Context Clues: Contrast and Definition
Context Clues: Logic, Examples, Contrast and Definition
Learning to Write by Russell Baker
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Nicole Kidman: The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
Vital Vocabulary: The Right Definition -Delete “Vital Vocabulary:”?
The Right Definition
Introduction to the New Strategy: The Right Definition
Word Parts
The Dictionary
Word Parts and the Dictionary
Denotation and Connotation
Apply the New Strategy: The Right Definition
Flappers to Rappers: American Youth Slang by Tom Dalzell
Summary
Help You Become a More Active Reader?
How Does The Right Definition Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
When Generations Collide by Lynne Lancaster and David Stillman
Vital Vocabulary: The Right Definition Practice Pages-
Delete “Vital Vocabulary:”?
Using Word Parts
Using the Dictionary
Pandora’s Box: Hope and the Power of Positive Thinking by Daniel Goleman
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Angelina Jolie: Vlad the Impaler: In Search of the Real Dracula by M. J. Trow
Operation Overview
Operation Overview
Introduction to the Strategy: Operation Overview
Title: The Author’s Key to the Topic
Predicting
Reading for Answers
Apply the New Strategy: Operation Overview
Movie Censorship: A Brief History by John Vivian
Summary
Help You to Know Where You’re Going?
How Does the Operation Overview Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
The Day Athletics Won Out over Politics by Ron Fimrite
Operation Overview Practice Pages
The Fifties: Teenagers, Rebellion, and the MoviesBut Weight! by Robert A. Wallace
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Natalie Portman: The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
Find Topics and Main Ideas
Find Topics and Main Ideas
Introduction to the New Strategy: Find Topics and Main Ideas
The Topic of a Paragraph
Topics and Main Ideas
Unstated Main Ideas
Main Ideas in a Longer Reading
Headings and Main Ideas
Readings without Headings
Apply the New Strategy: Find Topics and Main Ideas
Meet Your iBrain by Gary Small and Gigi Vorgan
Summary
Help You Discover What the Author Says?
How Does Finding Topics and Main Ideas Work?
Mastery Test
The Influence of Sports on Male Identity by James M. Henslin
Find Topics and Main Ideas Practice Pages
“Teaching Sex Roles” by Janet Gonzalez-Mena and Janet Emerita
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Will Smith: The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo
Find the Support
Find the Support
Introduction to the New Strategy: Find the Support
Types of Supporting Details
Supporting Details in Paragraphs
General and Specific Levels of Support in a Longer Reading
Apply the Apply the New Strategy: Find the Support
How Men and Women Communicate in Relationships by Rebecca J. Donatelle
Summary
Help You Become a More Active Reader?
How Does the Find the Support Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
The Men We Carry in Our Minds by Scott Russell Sanders
Find the Support Practice Pages
New Advertising Hits Consumers Everywhere by Karen Talaski
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Kate Winslet: Therese Raquin by Emile Zola
Patterns of Thought
Patterns of Thought
Introduction to the New Strategy: Look for Patterns of Thought-Delete “Look for”?
Identifying Common Patterns
Transitions
Patterns and Main Ideas in Longer Readings
Apply the New Strategy: Patterns of Thought
When Not Asking for Directions Is Dangerous to Your Health by Deborah Tannen
Summary
Help You to Be an Active Reader?
How Does the Patterns of Thought Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Wealth, Poverty, and Frugality by Amy Dacyczn
Patterns of Thought Practice Pages
Only Daughter by Sandra Cisneros
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Russell Crowe: Anything by author Studs Terkel
Write to Remember
Write to Remember
Introduction to the New Strategy: Write to Remember
Mapping Main Ideas: A Rough Outline
The Effects of Work on Motivation by Carole Wade and Carol Tavris
Summarizing
Summary
Help You Become a More Active Reader?
How Does the Write to Remember Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
The Brain of the Civil Rights Movement by Adam Cohen
Write to Remember Practice Pages
Satisfaction Not Guaranteed, But You Can Find Meaning in Your Work by Sondra Farrell Bazrod
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Miley Cyrus: Don’t Die, My Love by Lurlene McDaniel
Make Inferences
Make Inferences
Introduction to the New Strategy: Make Inferences
Inferences and Implied Ideas
Logical Connections
Word Choice
Tone
Metaphors
Apply the New Strategy: Make Inferences
Serving in Florida by Barbara Ehrenreich
Summary
Help You Become a More Active Reader?
How Does the Make Inferences Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
Jamaal M. Watson: A Year with John Taylor Gatto-Change to A Year with John Taylor Gatto
Make Inferences Practice Pages
One Airline’s Magic: How Does Southwest Soar? by Sally B. Donnelly
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Mel Gibson: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Analyze the Information
Analyze the Information
Introduction to the New Strategy: Analyze the Information
The Writer’s Purpose and the Style of Writing
The Writer’s Audience and Perspective
Facts and Opinions
The Writer’s Biases
Apply the New Strategy: Analyze the Information
Lost Jobs, Ragged Safety Net by Robert Reich
Summary
Help You Become a More Active Reader?
How Does the Analyzing the Information Strategy Work?
Mastery Test
The Conditions of Work by James Kirby Martin, Randy Roberts, Steven Mintz, Linda O. McMurry, and James H. Jones
Analyze the Information Practice Pages
The Bridge by Daniel Orozco
Culture Wire
What Are They Reading? Mira Sorvino: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
Be a Successful Student
Be a Successful Student
Introduction to the New Strategy: Be a Successful Student
Student Success Skills
Study Skills: Study Better and Improve your Memory Techniques
Test Preparation and Test-Taking Skills: Prepare Yourself for Tests, and Test Better
Course Assessment Skills: Plan Ahead for Your Future
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