From Reading to Writing 4

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-05
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
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If you have students who wish to build on their vocabulary acquisition skills, improve their academic writing skills, and become more confident and successful readers, From Reading to Writingis the ideal pedagogical tool. This four-level, researched-based course provides a complete sequence of high-interest, thematically connected activities that fully integrate reading and writing. Timeless themes engage students and allow for recycling of ideas and vocabulary, while engaging readings provide a springboard for writing activities. Features: Explicit reading and writingskill instruction guides students to become better learners. Contextualized writing modelsand carefully crafted exercises direct students through the writing process. Step-by-step process writingassignments with peer feedback, editing, and revising help students master common academic genres and rhetorical forms. Target corpus-based vocabularyfrom researched sources ensures that students learn the vocabulary they need most. ProofWriterTM,an online writing-assessment tool from ETS: Provides students with immediate individual feedback on Grammar, Usage, Style and Mechanics. Teachers can focus their feedback on higher-level writing skills. Online Teacher’s Manualsinclude answer keys and unit tests. Click on the links below for the other levels of From Reading to Writing: From Reading to Writing 1 From Reading to Writing 2 From Reading to Writing 4

Table of Contents

Unit 1    Inventions


Reading 1    A Zone in Time

Reading 2    The Remarkable Clarence Birdseye



Unit 2    Careers


Reading 1   How Networking Works

Reading 2   How to Run a Successful Business



Unit 3    The Environment


Reading 1    Can Cell-Phone Recycling Help African Gorillas?

Reading 2   The Water Beneath Our Feet



Unit 4    Fact of Fiction?


Reading 1    Lucky Charms

Reading 2    Legendary Creatures



Unit 5    Personality


Reading 1    Musical Personalities

Reading 2    Eustress or You Stress?



Unit 6    Gender


Reading 1    Shopping by the Sexes

Reading 2    Fashionable Men



Unit 7    Human Nature


Reading 1    Why You Can't Turn Away

Reading 2    To Laugh Is Human



Unit 8    Privacy


Reading 1   Future with Nowhere to Hide

Reading 2   More Parents Going High-Tech to Track Kids



Unit 9    Literature


Reading 1   The Model Millionaire (Part 1)

Reading 2   The Model Millionaire (Part 2)



Avoiding Plagiarism

Grammar Reference

Correction Symbols

Vocabulary Review

Target Vocabulary


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