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Reading for Results, 10/e, is the mid-level text in the ever-popular Laraine Flemming reading series which includes Reading Keys (beginning level) and Reading for Thinking (advanced level). This hallmark developmental reading text is filled with stimulating readings that range in length from single paragraphs to multipage textbook excerpts. Once students feel comfortable identifying main ideas, supporting details, transitional devices, and organizational patterns within paragraphs, they move on to longer multiparagraph selections that prepare them for the extended, more academic readings concluding the text. The majority of these extended readings are new to the Tenth Edition and cover topics of current interest such as the genetic origin of selfishness; the rise of third-party politics, error-prone eyewitness testimony, and the potential problem of nuclear waste. New pre-reading tips, monitoring strategies, comprehension and critical reading questions along with discussion topics, writing assignments, and suggestions for practical application accompany each of the ten extended readings so that students can apply all of the comprehension and critical reading skills introduced in Chapters 1-10.
Table of Contents
|Strategies for Mastering Your Textbooks Introducing SQ3R|
|Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review S|
|Survey to Get a General Overview Q|
|Use Questions to Guide Your Attention R|
|Read R: Recite R|
|Review Mining the Web for Background Knowledge Introducing Bonus Questions Sample Chapter|
|The Cold War Abroad and at Home, 1945-1952|
|Word Power Using Context Context and Meaning Defining Words from Their Parts Combine Forces|
|Use Context Clues and Word Parts More Pointers About Specialized Vocabulary Connotations and Denotations of Words The Difference Between Reading and Writing Vocabularies|
|Relating the General to the Specific in Reading and Writing General and Specific Words|
|Understanding the Difference Between General and Specific Sentences|
|The Writer's Responsibility|
|The Reader's Response Connecting General and Specific Sentences in Paragraphs|
|Discovering Topics, Main Ideas, and Topic Sentences|
|Identify the Topic Use the Topic to Discover the Main Idea|
|Topic Sentences and Main Ideas More|
|Locations Paraphrasing Topic Sentences|
|A Two-Step Method for Paraphrasing Complex Ideas|
|Inferences and Main Ideas|
|Inferences in Everyday Life Filling in the Gaps in Topic Sentences|
|Inferring Main Ideas|
|Five Types of Paragraphs Likely to Imply the Main Idea More on Evaluating Your Inferences|
|Test 6 Vocabulary Review|
|More on the Function of Supporting Details|
|Supporting Details Develop|
|Topic Sentences Understanding the Difference Between Major and Minor Details|
|Topic Sentences Help Identify Major Details Transitions and Major Details Reader-Supplied Inferences and Supporting Details Visual Aids as Supporting Details|
|Concluding Sentences and Supporting Details|
|Beyond the Paragraph: Reading Longer Selections|
|Moving Beyond the Paragraph Diagramming|
|Major and Minor Details|
|Implied Main Ideas in Longer Readings|
|Monitoring Comprehension with Informal Outlines|
|Taking Notes with Informal Outlines Introducing Graphic Organizers|
|Recognizing Patterns of Organization in Paragraphs|
|Comparison and Contrast|
|Cause and Effect|
|Classification Identifying the "Primary" Pattern|
|Combining Patterns in Paragraphs and Longer Readings|
|Combining Patterns in Paragraphs Seeing Patterns in Longer Readings|
|More on Purpose, Tone, and Bias Why Think About Purpose?|
|Persuasive writing Separating Fact and Opinion|
|Combining Opinions with Facts Evaluating Bias in Persuasive Writing|
|Backing Opinions with Arguments Putting It All Together Reading|
|The Altruistic Personality|
|A Hero Scorned, USA Today Editorial|
|Does America Need a Third Party?|
|The Stereotype Trap|
|Where Does Free Speech End?|
|Memory, Perception, and Eyewitness Testimony|
|Kohlberg's Six Stages of Moral Judgment|
|Marla Ruzicka: An Activist Angel|
|The Wolf Children|
|Nuclear Power and Waste Disposal|
|Appendix: Reading Pie Charts and Graphs|
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