Summary: The authors use a unique system to teach the reading process called PRO (P-repare to Read, R-ead Actively and Reflect, and O-rganize to learn) that is introduced in the first chapter and then reinforced in every chapter opening and chapter review, giving students a concrete learning device to follow. Each chapter also introduces a key reading skill (main idea, vocabulary, inference); all readings in that chapter center on the same theme. This thematic organization he ...show morelps students develop schema while improving their reading skills. The Fourth Edition emphasizes both: basic reading skills and higher level, critical reading skills: examining fact and opinion, understanding bias, and thinking critically. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 4TH 07
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