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9780131776487

Karen Blanchard
Christine Root

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2005
Format: Paper, 176 pp.

ISBN-10: 0131776487
ISBN-13: 9780131776487

Status: In Stock
Published: 12/29/2004

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Table of Contents

Scope and Sequence

 

Chapter 1    WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? FINDING THE TOPIC

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Finding the Topic

                        Be an Active Reader: Interview with Mong Meng

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using a Dictionary–Alphabetizing, Guidewords

 

Chapter 2    LOOK IT OVER: PREVIEWING AND PREDICTING

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Previewing, Predicting, Making Corrections

                        Be an Active Reader: What Color Are Your Wearing?

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using a Dictionary–Idioms

 

Chapter 3    READING FOR MEANING: MAIN IDEAS, SUPPORTING DETAILS

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Main Ideas, Supporting Details

                        Be an Active Reader: Picture This: Photography, Past and Present

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

 

Chapter 4    FINDING THE ORDER: RECOGNIZING TIME ORDER

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Recognizing Time Order

                        Be an Active Reader: Things Happen for a Reason

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using Context Clues

 

Chapter 5    READ QUICKLY: SCANNING FOR INFORMATION

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Scanning

                        Be an Active Reader: Let’s Dance

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using Word Maps

 

Chapter 6    EVALUATE INFORMATION: DISTINGUISHING FACTS FROM OPINIONS

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Distinguishing Facts from Opinion

                        Be an Active Reader: Beckham: A Soccer Superstar

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Suffixes

 

Chapter 7    USE THE CLUES: MAKING INFERENCES

                        Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Making Inferences

                        Be an Active Reader: My Travels by Train in the Western United States

                        Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Prefixes

 

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                        Answer Key

                        Keep Track of Your Progress


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