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The authors of Structured Readinghave developed an innovative approach to teaching reading at the college level: detailed instruction in the separate skills areas followed by extensive, repeated practice. Using an FAQ approach, Part One includes instruction in the separate college-level reading skills that students need. Parts Two through Six contain thirty complete reading selections drawn from books, magazines, newspapers, and textbooks in disciplines across the curriculum.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Skills for ReadingChapter 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 What Is the Role of Speed During Reading?Chapter 5 How Can I Improve My Vocabulary?Chapter 6 What Is Reading On, Between, and Beyond the Lines?Chapter 7 What Are Central Theme and Main Ideas?Chapter 8 What Are Major Details?Chapter 9 How Can Maps, Outlines, and Visuals Help With Reading?Chapter 10 What Are Inferences?Chapter 11 What Is Critical Reading?Chapter 12 Critical Reading: What Are The Authors Strategies?Chapter 13 Critical Reading: What Is Summary?Chapter 14 What Is Readers Response?Answers to Activities in Part OnePart 2 Thinking: Getting StartedSelection 1 A Real Loss,by Fern KupferVocabulary list with dictionary entriesExercises:1A Vocabulary1B Central Theme and Main Ideas1C Major Details1D Inferences1E Critical Reading: Fact or Opinion1F Critical Reading: The Authors Strategies1G Readers Process: Summarizing Your Reading1H Readers Response: To Discuss or to Write AboutSelection 2 Tyranny of Weakness, by Eda LeShan*Selection 3 Dont Sell Your Ambitions Short to keep it real, by Leonard Pitts, Jr.Selection 4 Darkness at Noon,by Harold Krents*Selection 5 To Catch a Thief, by Stephen Holt*Selection 6 Seoul Searching, by Rick ReillyPart 3 Thinking: Getting StartedSelection 7 Summer, by Jonathan Schwartz*Selection 8 Brains the Ultimate Sex Appeal, by Wendi C. ThomasSelection 9 The Girl with the Large Eyes, by Julius LesterSelection 10 Flour Children, by Lexine AlpertSelection 11 The Magic Words Are Will You Help Me? by Michael Ryan*Selection 12 Family and Friends Share Pain and Questions by Erin SullivanPart 4 Thinking: Getting StartedSelection 13 How to Stay Alive, by Art HoppeSelection 14 Genes and Behavior: A Twin Legacy, by Constance HoldenSelection 15 Escaping the Daily Grind for Life as a House Father, by Rick GreenbergSelection 16 Forty Acres and a Holiday, by Lisa JonesSelection 17 My Mothers Blue Bowl, by Alice WalkerSelection 18 From In Search of Bernab, by Graciela LimnPart 5 Thinking: Getting StartedSelection 19 Restored to the Sea, by Robin MicheliSelection 20 Death Penalty Victims, by Bob HerbertSelection 21 Should a Wife Keep Her Name? by Norman LobsenzSelection 22 I Became Her Target, by Roger WilkinsSelection 23 Mute in an English-Only World, by Chang-rae LeeSelection 24 Out of Their Element, by Bob AkinPart 6 Thinking: Getting StartedSelection 25 They Sniff Out Trouble, by Gail BuchalterSelection 26 She Made Her Dream Come True, by Michael RyanSelection 27 Long-Term Memory, by Joseph Calkin and Richard S. Perrotto (textbook extract)Selection 28 A Personal Stress Survival Guide, by Dianne Hales (textbook extract)Selection 29 The Chaser, by John Collier*Selection 30 Reading Charts, Graphs, Illustrations, and PicturesAppendixProgress ChartsGuide to Dictionary UseCreditsVocabulary IndexGeneral Index