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Reading DetectiveŽ Beginning : Using Higher-Order Thinking to Improve Reading Comprehension

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ISBN13:

9780894557699

ISBN10:
0894557696
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/2/2001
Publisher(s):
Critical Thinking Co

Table of Contents

Introduction
Teacher Overviewp. v
Lesson and Practice Activity Answersp. vi
Student Lesson: How to be a Reading Detectivep. ix
Pretests
Mighty Hunterp. 2
Banditp. 6
Inference
Lesson: Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferencesp. 10
Wagons Westp. 14
Why Dogs Wag Their Tailsp. 16
Did Time Stand Still?p. 18
An Old-fashioned Saturdayp. 20
Teegerp. 22
Lead on, Sacagaweap. 24
The Barnp. 26
Sablep. 28
Vocabulary
Lesson: Defining Vocabulary Using Contextp. 30
Frontier Womenp. 34
Lizard on the Loosep. 36
George Washington Comes to Classp. 38
Desert Survivorp. 40
New World for the Oldp. 42
Help Solve the Garbage Problemp. 44
Story Parts
Lesson: Story Partsp. 47
A View from Abovep. 52
A Foolish Wishp. 54
First Wavep. 56
Surprise Vacationp. 58
A Puff of Smokep. 60
Invisible Spyp. 62
Dexterp. 64
Main Idea
Lesson: Identifying Main Idea and Supporting Detailsp. 67
Your Sense of Tastep. 70
The Wright Stuffp. 72
False Face Societyp. 74
Theme
Lesson: Identifying Themep. 76
A Nutty Modern Folktalep. 78
Home Away From Earthp. 80
Giant Hoaxp. 82
The Cricket in Times Squarep. 84
Cause/Effect
Lesson: Cause and Effectp. 86
High-rise Doghousep. 90
Cat and Mousep. 92
Streetball Herop. 94
Northern Lightsp. 96
Space Chasep. 98
The Secret of Popcornp. 100
"Tracks" from The Stories Huey Tellsp. 102
Prediction
Lesson: Making Predictionsp. 104
Missing Ringp. 106
The City Street Gamep. 108
Real Piratesp. 110
Pinch, Pull, Coilp. 112
Eddy the Bullyp. 114
How Lies are Detectedp. 116
Sideways Stories from Wayside Schoolp. 118
Mixed Skills
Down the Drainp. 120
All About Antsp. 122
A Skateboarder Speaks Outp. 124
A Mystery in Timep. 126
Island Patriotp. 128
Meteorsp. 130
A Long Distance Adventurep. 132
Masai Culturep. 134
Seven Kisses in a Rowp. 136
Chocolate Feverp. 138
Posttests
Grandfather's Medalp. 140
Track and Fieldp. 144
Answer Keysp. 147
Glossaryp. 201
Literature Citationsp. 202
Sample Activity from Reading Detective Ap. 203
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