Featuring the valuable Plan»Do»Review reading and study cycle, this popular text has been completely updated with new readings, web exercises and revised themes. This unique volume approaches reading as a holistic, process rather than a series of fragmented discrete tasks. Emphasizes such tasks as identifying the author's purpose, understanding vocabulary in context, differentiating among different levels of information and making valid inferences and features the valuable Plan»Do»Review reading and study cycle. For individuals interested in developing reading comprehension strategies.
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This text approaches reading as a holistic, complex process rather than as a series of discrete, simplistic tasks. It provides strategy/skill material and authentic college reading materials in one volume -- exposing students to a broad array of good reading strategies and a large selection of authentic college reading tasks to better prepare them to be successful with the texts and tasks they will encounter as they continue in college.From the Back Cover:
This book approaches reading as a holistic, complex process rather than as a series of discrete, simplistic asks. It provides strategy/skill material and authentic reading materials. Each thematic unit contains a full hapter along with 6-8 pieces centered on a unifying topic. Each piece relates to the chapter and builds on previous readings to expand readers understanding of the theme and their relation to it. Each chapter contains instruction, examples, and at least four practice readings with authentic tasks. For anyone interested in College Reading or Developmental Reading.
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