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Reading For Life

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2nd
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9780205910366

ISBN10:
020591036X
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/10/2014
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Longman
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Summary

Reading For Life combines high-interest visuals with activities and real-world reading selections to demonstrate how and why mastering reading skills relates to students' lives and future goals.

Table of Contents

Preface Chapter 1: Plan to Succeed (College Readiness) 1. Teamwork: Getting to Know your Classmates 2. Setting Goals 3. Time Management: Building a Study Schedule 4. Organizing Your Notebook MyReadingLab Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 2: The Four Step Reading Process (Health and Medical) 1. The Four Step Reading Process Preview Read Actively Highlight & Annotate Review Reading Assignment #1:"Flight Nurse Heroes" Reading Assignment #2 "From Illegal Immigrant to Brain Surgeon: Dr. Alfredo Quinones" by C.F. Hopkins Real Life Reading: A Living Will Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 3: Vocabulary Skills (Police, Fire & EMT) 1. Using Context Clues to Determine Word Meanings 2. Word Part Clues: Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes Reading Assignment #1:"I Wasn't Going to Die" by C. Fennessy Reading Assignment #2: "Leap of Faith" by Santangelo, Bovsun & Zulla Real Life Reading: Drug Testing Consent Form Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 4: Topics and Stated Main Ideas (Business & Personal Finance) 1. How to Find the Topic 2. Stated Main Ideas Reading Assignment #1: "Escaping the Debt Trap" by C. Fennessy Reading Assignment #2: "Getting the Job of Your Dreams" by C. Fennessy Real Life Reading: Credit Card Agreement Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 5 Supporting Details (Hospitality & Tourism) 1. Major and Minor Details & Transitions 2. Concept Mapping Reading Assignment #1: "Let's Talk About Your Life, Son" by Bobby Flay Reading Assignment #2: "Student Travel- See the World!" by C. Fennessy Real Life Reading: Health Insurance Policy Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 6: Drawing Conclusions (Sociology & Education) 1. Drawing Conclusions Reading Assignment #1: "College Drinking: Harmless Fun?" by C. Fennessy Reading Assignment #2: "??" Real Life Reading: Applying for Financial Aid Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 7: Implied Main Ideas and Central Point (The Arts & Humanities) 1. Implied Main Ideas 2. Central Point (Thesis Statement) Reading Selection #1: "My Best Role Ever" by Marsha Gay Harding Reading Assignment #2: "From Sketch to Screen: Tim Burton" from Scholastic Art Real Life Reading: Car Leasing Agreements Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 8: Patterns of Organization (Sports and Fitness) 1. Relationships Within and Between Sentences 2. Overall Patterns of Organization Reading Assignment #1: "Dangerously Strong" From Scholastic.com by Margy Rochlin Real Life Reading: College Refund Policies Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 9: Critical Reading and Thinking (Science) 1. Fact and Opinion 2. Author's Purpose 3. Author's Intended Audience 4. Author's Tone Reading Assignment #1: "Operation Seal Rescue" From Scholastic.com Reading Assignment #2: "A Greener Earth: Energy Alternatives" by C. Fennessy Real Life Reading: Reading Nutrition Labels Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Chapter 10: Study Skills (Technology) 1. Paraphrasing and Summarizing 2. Note-Taking 3. Test-Taking 4. Metacognition Reading Selection #1: "Bionic Soldiers" by C. Fennessy Reading Assignment #2: "Attack of the Cyber-Thieves" by Karen Collins Real Life Reading: Following Instructions Building Vocabulary Textbook Graphic Aids Review Practices Study Skill Chapter Review Combined Skills Tests Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4 Test 5 APPENDIX Using a Glossary or Dictionary Figurative Speech, Denotation, and Connotation Improving Reading Rate and Endurance Patterns of Organization Chart Lesson Plans (in AIE only)


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