Breaking Through provides instruction and practice on the reading and study skills necessary to make readers successful, independent learners. The use of actual college textbook passages offers realistic and immediate modeling and application of college study and reading skills. Readers apply the skill being taught to reading short textbook passages and then go on to use multiple skills on the longer selections that conclude most chapters. For those interested in improving basic reading skills to college level.
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With abundant exercises and reading selections, and a new four-color design, Breaking Through provides instruction and practice on the reading and study skills necessary for successful independent learning. "Everyday Reading Skills" gives tips and practice on how to research the Internet and how to read newspapers, magazines, advertisements, reference materials, fiction and non-fiction, and workplace mail. "Reader's Tips Boxes" condense advice into practical hints for quick reference. Collaborative problem solving questions offers four different questions at the end of each chapter to brainstorm ideas, think critically, and reflect on chapter instruction. "Explore the Net" exercises, following each of the three longer reading selections, encourage research on topics related to the longer reading; specific Websites are suggested. For anyone interested in improving their reading skills at the 6-9th grade reading level.About the Author:
Brenda D. Smith, Professor Emeritus at Georgia State University, has more than 30 years of teaching experience. Her books have helped more than 100,000 students become better readers. Awarded with the "Outstanding Article in the Journal of Developmental Education" by the National Association of Developmental Educators two years in a row, and named "Distinguished Alumni Professor" by the Georgia State University Alumni Association, Dr. Smith continues to be recognized for her contributions to the field of reading skills.
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Book Description Scott Foresman & Co, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0673460940