Summary: The Fifth Edition of Developing Textbook Thinking continues to guide mid-to-high level developmental students through a series of highly successful strategies based on the authors own BCA system. A four-step process, BCA represents Before Reading, Staying Connected During Reading, and After Reading--Studying and Reviewing.
Students learn and practice specific strategies for each of the four steps such as mapping, compare/contrast charting, creating time lin ...show morees, outlining, and making a study guide for review. General strategies for reading and studying are taught in the context of the BCA system, including how to find the main idea, identify supporting details, increase motivation, manage time effectively, and take lecture notes.
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