Strategies for Test-taking Success: Reading

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-02
  • Publisher: CENGAGE ELT

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Strategies for Test Taking Success: Reading will be sold as a "reteach and reassess" book to help students who need more practice and assessment by focusing on specific target skills. It may also serve as a reading test-preparation book for students who are new to taking reading tests.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Reading Pretestp. 1
Make a Long-Term Study Planp. 11
Learn about Question Types and General Test-Taking Strategiesp. 13
Build Comprehension Skillsp. 21
Understand Main Idea and Supporting Detailsp. 21
Recognize Sequence and Chronologyp. 25
Compare and Contrastp. 28
Use Graphic Aidsp. 30
Chapter 2 Review Testp. 33
Build Higher-Order Reading Skillsp. 39
Understand Cause and Effectp. 39
Make Inferencesp. 42
Distinguish Fact from Opinionp. 46
Summarize and Paraphrasep. 49
Chapter 3 Review Testp. 51
Build Literary Skillsp. 61
Recognize Figurative Languagep. 61
Analyze Characters and Recognize Point of Viewp. 64
Recognize Setting, Plot, and Problem Resolutionp. 67
Recognize Mood, Foreshadowing, Flashback, and Imageryp. 70
Identify Theme and Author's Purposep. 75
Chapter 4 Review Testp. 79
Build Vocabulary Skillsp. 87
Make Analogiesp. 87
Figure Out Words in Contextp. 93
Analyze Compound Words and Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixesp. 96
Distinguish Denotative and Connotative Meaning and Recognize Synonyms and Antonymsp. 100
Identify Multiple-Meaning Words and Words Often Confusedp. 103
Use Content Vocabulary: Science, Social Studies, Math, and Technologyp. 108
Chapter 5 Review Testp. 113
Put It All Togetherp. 119
Learn to Read a Passage Fast and Carefullyp. 119
Cumulative Practice Test 1p. 127
Cumulative Practice Test 2p. 143
Get the Best Scorep. 161
Glossaryp. 163
Glosario (Spanish Glossary)p. 165
Indexp. 167
Reproducible Answer Gridp. 168
Answers and Explanationsp. 169
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