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Reading Power,9780669340716

Reading Power

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780669340716

ISBN10:
0669340715
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/2/1994
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Table of Contents

I. The Check-up
Reading Power---Key to Personal Growth
3(12)
A Mother Always Knows, Sometimes
15(6)
Bill Cosby
The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw
21(10)
Patrick F. McManus
II. The Build-up
How Should You Build Up Your Vocabulary?
31(8)
King of the Mountains
39(8)
James Oliver Curwood
Hunting Diamondbacks
47(8)
Edwin Way Teale
How Do You Best Get The Facts?
55(8)
The Three Who Found Death
63(6)
Geoffrey Chaucer
Outer-Space Ghost Story
69(10)
John G. Fuller
III. The Speed-up
How Can You Speed Up Your Reading?
79(8)
The Land of the Free
87(6)
David F. Schuman
Bob Waterman
How to Figure Out What to Do With the Rest of Your Life
93(8)
Nella Barkley
Speeding By Surveying
101(8)
C Is for Cacophony
109(6)
Charles W. Ferguson
Weasel Words
115(6)
William Lutz
Speeding By Skimming
121(10)
The Impossible Dream
131(8)
Charles A. Lindbergh
The Ridiculous Dream
139(6)
Rumer Godden
Speeding By Scanning
145(8)
Total Recoil: How Not to Eat (or Enjoy Yourself) in America
153(10)
Peter Feibleman
What's the Matter? Food!
163(8)
Loretta Kett Bierer
Linda A. Warner
Sherry A. Lawson
Tracey L. Cohen
IV. The Work-up
Reading For Meaning
171(10)
The Juggler
181(6)
Robert Fulghum
On Listening and Not Listening
187(8)
Dr. Lymon K.
Reading Words More Effectively
195(8)
Listening
203(6)
Natalie Goldberg
How to Remember: Some Fundamental Principles
209(6)
Robert L. Montgomery
Reading Paragraphs More Effectively
215(8)
How to Work for a Rotten Boss
223(8)
Dr. Joyce Brothers
Could You Use More Sleep?
231(8)
Earl Ubell
Reading Entire Selections More Effectively
239(8)
Four Words to Live
247(8)
Arthur Graham
Hans Selye
Winning Big
255(8)
Dr. Walter Doyle Staples
Getting Better Grades
263(8)
Better Make Light of It!
271(6)
Mark A. Carle
Mickey Sarquist
Louise Mary Nolan
Boundless Energy? Where?
277(6)
Nancy E. Spaulding
Samuel N. Namowitz
Generating New And Wider Interests
283(10)
Ten Football Stars and Yours Truly
293(8)
Warren Robertson
Beyond Sports: Imaging in Daily Life
301(10)
Barbara McNeill
Marilyn King
V. The Round-up
Reading For School And Life
311(8)
Effective Writing---Door to Success
319(6)
Michael L. Keene
Actions---Mindless and Mindful
325(8)
Joseph S. Levine
Kenneth R. Miller
Careers in Chemistry
333(6)
J. Dudly Herron
David V. Frank
Jerry L. Sarquist
Mickey Sarquist
Clifford L. Schrader
Davis A. Kukla
Settling the West
339(6)
Paul S. Boyer
Clifford E. Clark, Jr.
Joseph F. Kett
Neal Salisbury
Harvard Sitkoff
Nancy Woloch
The Dividends for Quitters
345(6)
Andrew Tobias
The Secret Life of Super-carbon
351(6)
Gino del Guercio
Worldwatcher's Warning
357(8)
Lester R. Brown
Hydrogen: Clean, Safe, and Inexhaustible
365(79)
Jay Stein
Appendix
Difficulty Rating Index
375(1)
Progress Record Charts
376(5)
Word Power Workout Chart
381(1)
Conversion Tables
382(9)
Answer Keys:
Outline for Selection 31 Making the Application
391(1)
Key for Word Power Workouts
392(9)
Key for Words in Isolation Vacabulary Test
401(1)
Key for Comprehension Checks
401(4)
Ultimate Review
1. The Goal---Adaptability
405(4)
2. Treat Causes, Not Symptoms
409(4)
3. That All-important Attitude
413(4)
4. Learning to Remember
417(4)
5. Developing Problem-solving Skills
421(4)
6. ``I Finally Got It!'' or Capturing the Elusive Main Idea
425(4)
7. Drawing Inferences or Fishing in the Author's Mind for What Is Not on the Page
429(4)
8. A Study Plan That Works
433(4)
9. Why Study Groups Work
437(4)
10. Summarizing
441(3)
Conversion Table for Ultimate Review Selections 444(1)
Acknowledgments 445


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