Breaking Through (with MyReadingLab Student Access Code Card)

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2009-02-15
  • Publisher: Longman

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Breaking Through provides instruction and practice on the reading and study skills necessary for successful independent college learning. The abundance of college textbook passages and academic sources offers realistic, immediate practice and application of college reading skills. Students apply the skill being taught to reading short textbook passages and then go on to use multiple skills on the longer selections that conclude most chapters.

Table of Contents

Student Success Think Success Set Goals Create a Positive Attitude Seek Excellence
bull; ldquo;Success Starts Somewhere,rdquo; from CEO of Self: Yoursquo;re in Charge!
bull; ldquo;Making The Most Of Priorities,rdquo; from How to Get Control of Your Time and Your Life
Plan Your Week Study the Syllabus Use a Calendar to Decode a Syllabus
Act Successful College Professor ldquo;Takesrdquo;
American History Attend Class
Be on Time for Class
Be Aware of Essential Class Sessions
Be Equipped for Success Preview your Textbooks Mark
Your Text Communicate with Your Instructor Review
Your Lecture Notes Network with Other Students Collaborate to Divide Work
Look at an ldquo;Ardquo; Paper Use Technology to Communicate Consider a Tape Recorder
Pass the First Test Watch
Videos or DVDs Predict Exam Questions
bull; ldquo;Bouncing Back From Failure,rdquo; 5 Tips For Overcoming Failure
Summary Points Myreadinglab The Reading Workshop
Everyday Reading Skills: Searching the Internet
Stages of Reading What Is the Reading Process?
Stages of Reading Stage One: Previewing
Integrating Knowledge
Recalling Assess Your Progress as a Learner Levels of Reading Comprehension
Summary Points Myreadinglab The Reading Workshop
bull; Health ldquo;Improved Eating For The College Student,rdquo; from Health: The Basics, Sixth Edition
bull; Science ldquo;The Galveston Disaster,rdquo; from Oceanography, Fifth Edition
bull; Criminal Justice ldquo;Was Eric Clark Insane Or Just Troubled?rdquo; from
The Associated Press Vocabulary Lesson: Not, Not, and Not Everyday
Reading Skills: Reading News and Feature Stories in the Newspaper
Vocabulary Learning New Words Remembering New Words
Use Association
Use Concept Cards Practice
Your New Words Unlocking the Meaning of New Words
Use Context Clues Use Knowledge of Word Parts

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