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0-13-177647-9

Karen Blanchard
Christine Root

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2005
Format: Paper, 192 pp.

ISBN-10: 0131776479
ISBN-13: 9780131776470

Status: In Stock
Published: 07/22/2004

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Table of Contents

Scope and Sequence

 

Chapter 1    GET THE PICTURE: IDENTIFYING TOPICS AND MAIN IDEAS

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Identifying Topics, Identifying Main Ideas

                        Be an Active Reader: It Happened by Accident

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using a Dictionary–Guidewords

 

Chapter 2    TAKE A CLOSER LOOK: IDENTIFYING SUPPORTING DETAILS

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Identifying Supporting Details

                        Be an Active Reader: Unusual Fads of the 1920s

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using a Dictionary–Parts of Speech

 

Chapter 3    MAKE GUESSES: PREVIEWING AND PREDICTING

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Previewing and Predicting

                        Be an Active Reader: Funny Business

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Word Parts–Prefixes

 

Chapter 4    READ QUICKLY: SKIMMING AND SCANNING

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Skimming and Scanning

                        Be an Active Reader: Bear Necessities

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Synonyms and Antonyms

 

Chapter 5    FIGURE IT OUT: USING CONTEXT CLUES

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Using Context Clues to Guess Meaning

                        Be an Active Reader: Idioms and Proverbs

 

Chapter 6    PUT THINGS IN ORDER: RECOGNIZING SEQUENCE

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Recognizing Sequence

                        Be an Active Reader: The Story of the Two Brothers

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Word Parts–Suffixes

 

Chapter 7    BELIEVE IT OR NOT: FACTS VS. OPINION

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Distinguishing Facts from Opinions

                        Be an Active Reader: The Godfather: A Movie Classic

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using Word Maps

 

Chapter 8    READ BETWEEN THE LINES: MAKING INFERENCES

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Making Inferences

                        Be an Active Reader: Swimming Buddies

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Compound Words

 

 

                       BECOME A BETTER READER

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