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Now in its third edition, this best-seller helps high schooler's boost their comprehension and critical thinking when reading nonfiction.
59 short passages have been selected for Critical Thinking: Readings in Nonfiction, covering a wide range of topics, with provocative titles:
Inside a Whale's Belly,
The Birth of the Saxophone,
The Unsolved Mystery of the Don,
Do You Believe in Dreams?
...and 55 more.
Each passage is followed by a mix of standardized test-like multiple-choice and open-ended questions. Students are prompted to critique the writers assumptions, while developing their own analytical skills.
The 59 passages are grouped in units that target specific critical-thinking skills, such as:
Citing Evidence to Support a Position or Point of View.
Drawing Valid Conclusions from Data Studied.
Recognizing and Remembering Key Ideas.
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Book Description J Weston Walch, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. 0003-. Seller Inventory # DADAX0825162750
Book Description J Weston Walch, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110825162750
Book Description J Weston Walch Pub, 2007. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 0003- edition. 158 pages. 10.60x8.40x0.40 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 0825162750