9780205244652

Structured Reading

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205244652

  • ISBN10:

    0205244653

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/17/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Structured Readingis grounded in the theory that students learn best from guided, hands-on experience with complete, not partial, reading selections. This text approaches students with detailed instruction in the separate skills areas that assure movement to college-level reading abilities, followed by extensive, repeated practice found in a variety of essays from books, magazines, and texts.

Table of Contents

Preface                                                                                                                            

Part 1  Skills for Reading                                                                           

Chapter 1   What Is Your Personal  Reading HISTory?              

Chapter 2   What Is the Reading Process?                                                                                                                    

Chapter 3   What Is the Role of “SQ3R”  When Reading to Study?      

Chapter 4  How Can I Improve My  Vocabulary?                                                                                           

Chapter 5    What Are “Central Theme”  and “Main Ideas”?                                                          

Chapter 6    What Are “Major Details”?                                                                                                                              

Chapter 7    How Can Maps, Outlines,  and Visuals Help with Reading?

Chapter 8  What Are “Inferences”?                                                                                                                                           

Chapter 9  What Is “Critical Reading”?                                                                                                                           

Chapter 10  Critical Reading: What Are  “The Author’s Strategies”?                                                                  

Chapter 11  Critical Reading: What Is  a “Summary”?                                                                                                  

Chapter 12  What Is “Reader’s Response”?

Answers to Activities in Part One                                                      

 

Part 2                                                                                                                        
Selection 1  A Real Loss by Fern Kupfer                                                                    

Vocabulary list with dictionary entries                                                                          

Exercises:

1A        Vocabulary                                                                                                    

1B        Central Theme and Main Ideas                                                                       

1C        Major Details                                                                                                

1D        Inferences                                                                                                   

1E         Critical Reading: Fact or Opinion                                                               

1F         Critical Reading: The Author’s Strategies                                                  

1G        Reader’s Process: Summarizing Your Reading                                          

1H        Reader’s Response: To Discuss or to Write About                                    

Selection 2  To Catch a Thief by Stephen Holt                                                                                      
*Selection 3  Freegans Salvage Food from the City’s Bountiful Garbage by Eliabeth Giegerich    

Selection 4    Seoul Searching by Rick Reilly                                                                                         
Selection 5  Darkness at Noon by Harold Krents                                                     
*Selection 6   Ugly and Lovable by Larry Levin                                                                  

 

Part 3                                                                                                                        

Selection 7  Summer by Jonathan Schwartz                                                                       

Selection 8  Brains the Ultimate Sex Appeal by Wendi C. Thomas                         

Selection 9  The Girl with the Large Eyes by Julius Lester Genes and Behavior: A Twin Legacy by Constance Holden                                                                                                

*Selection 10  Divorcing Couples Seek Solace in Ring-Smashing Ceremonies by Sandra Barron                                                           

Selection 11  Flour Children by Lexine Alpert

Selection 12  The Magic Words Are “Will You Help Me?” by Michael Ryan                                        

 

Part 4                                                                                                              

Selection 13  How to Stay Alive by Art Hoppe                                                     

*Selection 14  Waging War on Wrinkles by Jessica Dye

*Selection 15  The Danger of Hoarding by Joyce Cohen                                                             

Selection 16  Forty Acres and a Holiday  by Lisa Jones                                      

Selection 17  My Mother’s Blue Bowl  by Alice Walker                                     

Selection 18  From In Search of Bernabé  by Graciela Limón        

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