9781591940371

Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills

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    9781591940371

  • ISBN10:

    1591940370

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/30/2004
  • Publisher: Townsend Pr
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Table of Contents

Preface: To the Instructor vii
Introduction 1(2)
Getting Off to a Strong Start
3(12)
One Reader's Story
15(8)
How to Become a Better Reader and Thinker
23(8)
PART I Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills
31(388)
Dictionary Use
33(36)
Reading: Responsibility
52(5)
M. Scott Peck
Mastery Tests
57(12)
Vocabulary in Context
69(40)
Reading: All the Good Things
90(7)
Sister Helen P. Mrosla
Mastery Tests
97(12)
Main Ideas
109(40)
Reading: Group Pressure
132(5)
Rodney Stark
Mastery Tests
137(12)
Supporting Details
149(38)
Reading: Touch Sparks Love
166(9)
Phyllis Spangler
Mastery Tests
175(12)
Locations of Main Ideas
187(30)
Reading: Body Language
199(6)
Beth Johnson
Mastery Tests
205(12)
Relationships I
217(40)
Reading: Behind Closed Doors: Violence in the Family
239(6)
Michael S. Bassis
Richard J. Gelles
Ann Levine
Mastery Tests
245(12)
Relationships II
257(48)
Reading: The Most Hateful Words
282(5)
Amy Tan
Mastery Tests
287(18)
Inferences
305(38)
Reading: Half a Pound of Ham
326(5)
Bernadete Piassa
Mastery Tests
331(12)
Implied Main Ideas
343(38)
Reading: Lighting a Match
361(8)
Regina Ruiz
Mastery Tests
369(12)
The Basics of Argument
381(38)
Reading: Do It Better!
398(9)
Ben Carson
Cecil Murphey
Mastery Tests
407(12)
PART II Ten Reading Selections
419(98)
Winners, Losers, or Just Kids?
421(8)
Dan Wightman
The Storyteller
429(10)
Saki
Disaster and Friendship
439(9)
Chuck Wilson
Read All About It
448(9)
Fran DeBlasio
Adult Children at Home
457(9)
Marilyn Mack
How To Make It in College, Now That You're Here
466(13)
Brian O'Keeney
False Ideas About Reading
479(8)
Robert
Pam Winkler
Are You a Good Listener?
487(10)
Robert L. Montgomery
Dealing with Feelings
497(10)
Rudolph F. Verderber
Childhood Stress and Resilience
507(10)
Diane E. Papalia
Sally Wendkos Olds
PART III Active Reading
517(42)
An Introduction to Active Reading
519(8)
Practice in Active Reading: Combined-Skills Tests
527(32)
APPENDIXES
559(30)
Three Additional Readings
561(7)
Writing Assignments
568(15)
Limited Answer Key
583(6)
Acknowledgments 589(2)
Index 591

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