Developing Reading Versatility

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-04
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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DEVELOPING READING VERSATILITY, TENTH EDITION, offers students a comprehensive skills-strategies approach to reading that takes them from basic vocabulary development all the way through critical comprehension skills. The text offers a range of readings and exercises designed to help students meet any academic challenge and maximize both their efficiency and effectiveness as readers and students. From the development of study skills to using the Internet effectively to learning to evaluate textbook-style readings, DEVELOPING READING VERSATILITY offers students all the tools they need-as well as practice using them-to become successful college students.

Table of Contents

Literal Comprehension
Developing Vocabulary Skills
Developing Literal Recall
Developing Computer Skills
Critical Comprehension
Distinguishing Fact from Opinion
Recognizing Tone, Figurative Language and Point of View
Recognizing Inferences, Drawing Conclusions and Evaluating Arguments
Affective Comprehension
Developing Affective Awareness
Reading Affectively Effectively
Developing Study Reading Strategies
Timed Reading Conversion Chart
Student Record Chart
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