Themes for Today: A Beginning Reading Skills Text

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-06-10
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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These best-selling, academic skills texts systematically develop students' reading and vocabulary skills through engaging themes and intensive practice. Students learn successful reading strategies and are further prompted to build proficiency in their writing, listening, and speaking skills.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: HOME AND FAMILY. 1. The McCaugheys: An Unusual Family. 2. A Musical Family. UNIT 2: LANGUAGE AND CULTURE. 3. Learning a Second Language. 4. Food and Culture. UNIT 3: EXERCISE AND FITNESS. 5. The Importance of Exercise for Children. 6. The New York City Marathon: A World Race. UNIT 4: REMARKABLE RESEARCHERS. 7. Margaret Mead: The World Was Her Home. 8. Louis Pasteur: A Modern-Day Scientist. UNIT 5: SCIENCE AND HISTORY. 9. The Origin of the Moon. 10. Maps: the Keys to Our World. UNIT 6: FUTURE TECHNOLOGY TODAY. 11. Saving Lives with Weather Forecasting. 12. Clues and Criminal Investigation.

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