Laurie G. Kirszner The Blair Reader

ISBN 13: 9780130853257

The Blair Reader

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9780130853257: The Blair Reader

This thematic reader offers provocative readings, discussion question, and writing assignments designed to appeal to students with varied backgrounds and reading levels. New edition includes approximately 1/3 new readings and new focus sections at end of each chapter which asks questions and goes into greater depth on a particular issue.

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This thematic reader offers provocative readings, discussion questions, and writing assignments designed to appeal to students with varied backgrounds and reading levels. Easy to use in the classroom and accessible and engaging for students, this text encourages them to think critically and make their own contributions through discussion and writing to the issues that shape the world.

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This thematic reader offers provocative readings, questions, and writing suggestions designed to appeal to readers with varied backgrounds and reading levels. It encourages them to think critically and make their own contributions through discussion and writing to the issues that shape the world. Features 121 diverse, high-interest readings including 112 essays, 1 short story, and 8 poems arranged in 10 thematic chapters -- Family and Memory, Issues in Education, The Politics of Language, The Media's Message, Women and Men, The American Dream, The Way We Live Now, Medical Practice and Responsibility, Earth in the Balance, and Making Choices. The reading selections combine time-tested favorites with provocative new pieces and represent a balance of genders, races, cultures, and viewpoints. Includes an Introduction to Critical Reading that explains and illustrates the process of reading and reacting critically to texts — applying the most current reader-response theory to readers' reading, thinking, and writing activities. Each chapter includes interactive learning aids for getting the most out of each reading. For anyone who wants to sharpen their critical reading/thinking skills.

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Laurie G. Kirszner, Stephen R. Mandell (Editor)
Published by Prentice Hall College Div (1992)
ISBN 10: 0130853259 ISBN 13: 9780130853257
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