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Houghton Mifflin College Reading Series, Book 3 - 2nd edition

Houghton Mifflin College Reading Series, Book 3 (ISBN10: 0618541888; ISBN13: 9780618541881)
ISBN13: 978-0618541881
ISBN10: 0618541888

Summary: Houghton Mifflin College Reading Series follows a consistent sequence and structure, pairing skills and strategies with paragraphs and short selections to introduce new concepts in context. The readings represent a diverse range of sources, including textbooks and magazines.

The Houghton Mifflin College Reading Series Book 3, 2/e is the third book in a three-level series and is designed for high-level reading courses. The readings in the Second Edition have
been updated for currency and relevance to students' interest, and have been reviewed carefully to ensure grade-level appropriateness.
  • An affordable price point--each book in the series contains the same topics and content as other comparable textbooks, but for a third of the price.
  • Chapter objectives are clearly stated so students know what they will learn when the chapter is completed--encouraging students to take charge of their learning.
  • Tips and selected readings for studying and for succeeding in school are integrated throughout the text.
  • Self-assessment opportunities are featured throughout the text, including with the chapter Test Yourself sections, end-of-chapter Tests, and Combined Skills Tests.
  • Review sections have been specifically designed to help students hone their critical thinking skills.
  • An emphasis on enhanced vocabulary can be founded in every chapter.
  • Definitions of difficult words and allusions in the readings appear as footnotes so that students don't have to go to outside sources to look up definitions.
  • A flexible format allows instructors to introduce skills and activities or re-order chapters as they see fit.
  • Critical Reading (Chapter 9) shows that most arguments aren't just pro-con but can have multiple perspectives between one extreme and another
  • Chapter 6, "Patterns of Organization," has been expanded to include classification, division, and illustration.
...show more
Summary: Houghton Mifflin College Reading Series follows a consistent sequence and structure, pairing skills and strategies with paragraphs and short selections to introduce new concepts in context. The readings represent a diverse range of sources, including textbooks and magazines.

The Houghton Mifflin College Reading Series Book 3, 2/e is the third book in a three-level series and is designed for high-level reading courses. The readings in the Second Edition have been updated for currency and relevance to students' interest, and have been reviewed carefully to ensure grade-level appropriateness.
  • An affordable price point--each book in the series contains the same topics and content as other comparable textbooks, but for a third of the price.
  • Chapter objectives are clearly stated so students know what they will learn when the chapter is completed--encouraging students to take charge of their learning.
  • Tips and selected readings for studying and for succeeding in school are integrated throughout the text.
  • Self-assessment opportunities are featured throughout the text, including with the chapter Test Yourself sections, end-of-chapter Tests, and Combined Skills Tests.
  • Review sections have been specifically designed to help students hone their critical thinking skills.
  • An emphasis on enhanced vocabulary can be founded in every chapter.
  • Definitions of difficult words and allusions in the readings appear as footnotes so that students don't have to go to outside sources to look up definitions.
  • A flexible format allows instructors to introduce skills and activities or re-order chapters as they see fit.
  • Critical Reading (Chapter 9) shows that most arguments aren't just pro-con but can have multiple perspectives between one extreme and another
  • Chapter 6, "Patterns of Organization," has been expanded to include classification, division, and illustration.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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