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Houghton Mifflin Guide to Reading Textbooks - 2nd edition

Houghton Mifflin Guide to Reading Textbooks (ISBN10: 0618455272; ISBN13: 9780618455270)
ISBN13: 978-0618455270
ISBN10: 0618455272

Summary: The Houghton Mifflin Guide to Reading Textbooks highlights key skills and strategies required to successfully read college-level materials.

Four parts provide students with step-by-step guidance so reading becomes a logical, orderly process. Part One, Features of a Textbook, describes key elements that often appear in textbooks, such as definitions, visual aids, and charts. Next, students learn How to Read Successfully--including how to deal with distractio
ns, manage time, take notes, and read critically. In Part Three, students apply what they have learned to 5 short selections from various disciplines, such as economics, psychology, and chemistry. Finally, students progress to three full-length textbook chapters from actual business, physical sciences and history texts. Pre-reading exercises allow students to preview each chapter, and Check Your Understanding exercises throughout ensure students remain on track.
  • An answer key at the end of the text provides answers to all of the exercises so that students can work independently.
...show more
Summary: The Houghton Mifflin Guide to Reading Textbooks highlights key skills and strategies required to successfully read college-level materials.

Four parts provide students with step-by-step guidance so reading becomes a logical, orderly process. Part One, Features of a Textbook, describes key elements that often appear in textbooks, such as definitions, visual aids, and charts. Next, students learn How to Read Successfully--including how to deal with distractions, manage time, take notes, and read critically. In Part Three, students apply what they have learned to 5 short selections from various disciplines, such as economics, psychology, and chemistry. Finally, students progress to three full-length textbook chapters from actual business, physical sciences and history texts. Pre-reading exercises allow students to preview each chapter, and Check Your Understanding exercises throughout ensure students remain on track.
  • An answer key at the end of the text provides answers to all of the exercises so that students can work independently.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 05
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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