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Making the Grade

Making the Grade - 2nd edition

Making the Grade - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780669355079

ISBN10: 0669355070

Making the Grade by W. Royce Adams - ISBN 9780669355079
Edition: 2ND 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 1997
International: No
Making the Grade by W. Royce Adams - ISBN 9780669355079

ISBN13: 9780669355079

ISBN10: 0669355070

Edition: 2ND 97

Summary

For developmental reading classes that emphasize critical thinking and the reading and writing processes, this workbook offers extensive advice and practice in key reading comprehension and study skills strategies. Adams's coverage of critical thinking reflects recent developments in the field. The readings offer controversial topics as well as multicultural selections. An accompanying video (free to adopters) features four instructors giving lectures in different disciplines. Students develop their visual literacy in the various disciplines by means of charts, maps, graphs, and other formats provided in the text. All examples, illustrations, and applications are from actual college textbooks and course materials.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. The Four General Study-Reading Strategies

1.Strategy 1: Preparing to Study-Read
2. Strategy 2: Comprehending What You Read
3. Strategy 3: Processing What You Read
4. Strategy 4: Proving You Understand

II. Specific Study-Reading Strategies

Introduction to Reading the Social Sciences

5. The Language of the Social Sciences
6. Writing Patterns in the Social Sciences
7. Research Sources in the Social Sciences

Introduction to Reading the Sciences and Technology

8. The Language of the Sciences and Technology
9. Writing Patterns in the Sciences and Technology
10. Research Sources in the Sciences

Introduction to Reading the Humanities

11. The Language of the Humanities
12. Expository Writing Patterns in the Humanities
13. Strategies for Study-Reading Fiction
14. Strategies for Study-Reading Poetry
15. Strategies for Study-Reading Drama
16. Research Sources in the Humanities

III. Practices

Practices in Strategies, Learning and Reading