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Reading for Academic Success - Text Only - 02 edition

Reading for Academic Success - Text Only (ISBN10: 0395967090; ISBN13: 9780395967096)
ISBN13: 978-0395967096
ISBN10: 0395967090

Summary: Reading for Academic Success enables beginning-level students to master reading strategies through a combination of extensive guidance and numerous readings from a variety of sources--including textbooks and magazines. Opening with the Handbook for Reading and Study Strategies, the text covers the complete reading process, basic reading strategies (such as understanding main ideas, details, and visual aids), as well as critical thinking skills. In Part II, Integrat
ed Practice for Reading and Learning, students practice applying the strategies from the handbook to a selection of readings from five areas of study: social sciences, business and business technology, health sciences, the arts, and contemporary society.
  • Guidelines provide background information and specific reading strategies for each area of study in Part II.
  • Using Technology for Further Understanding sections include Internet andvideo-related exercises, as well as computer drawing tool and clip art activity.
  • Working Together activities encourage collaborative learning and writing.
  • Extended Application exercises allow students to practice the critical thinking strategies in a specific chapter of the handbook while reading a long selection in Part II.
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Summary: Reading for Academic Success enables beginning-level students to master reading strategies through a combination of extensive guidance and numerous readings from a variety of sources--including textbooks and magazines. Opening with the Handbook for Reading and Study Strategies, the text covers the complete reading process, basic reading strategies (such as understanding main ideas, details, and visual aids), as well as critical thinking skills. In Part II, Integrated Practice for Reading and Learning, students practice applying the strategies from the handbook to a selection of readings from five areas of study: social sciences, business and business technology, health sciences, the arts, and contemporary society.
  • Guidelines provide background information and specific reading strategies for each area of study in Part II.
  • Using Technology for Further Understanding sections include Internet andvideo-related exercises, as well as computer drawing tool and clip art activity.
  • Working Together activities encourage collaborative learning and writing.
  • Extended Application exercises allow students to practice the critical thinking strategies in a specific chapter of the handbook while reading a long selection in Part II.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 2002
International: No

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