"Reading Across the Disciplines" improves one's reading and thinking skills through brief skill instruction and extensive practice structured around readings in various academic disciplines. The book is organized into three parts. Part One presents a brief skill introduction to essential vocabulary, comprehension, critical reading, and reading rate skills. Part Two has twelve chapters, each containing four readings representative of a different academic discipline. Part Three contains two complete textbook chapters that enable readers to practice skills on longer pieces of writing. For those interested in developing their reading skills at the 9-12 grade reading level.