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9780131776494

Karen Blanchard
Christine Root

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Copyright: 2006
Format: Paper, 192 pp.

ISBN-10: 0131776495
ISBN-13: 9780131776494

Status: In Stock
Published: 08/17/2005

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Table of Contents

Scope and Sequence

 

CHAPTER 1      THINK BEFORE YOU READ

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Preview, Activate Your Background Knowledge, Predict, Set a Purpose

Be an Active Reader 

          Reading 1: Reaching High and Living Long

          Reading 2: Living Past 100

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Word Parts–Prefixes

 

CHAPTER 2      IDENTIFY MAIN IDEAS

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Identifying the Main Idea

Be an Active Reader

          Reading 1: The Silk Road

          Reading 2: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Project

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Word Parts – Noun Suffixes

 

CHAPTER 3      USE VOCABULARY STRATEGIES

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using Context to Guess Meaning

Be an Active Reader

          Reading 1: Big Talkers

          Reading 2: Koalas

 

CHAPTER 4      UNDERSTAND SUPPORTING DETAILS

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Identifying Supporting Details

Be an Active Reader

          Reading 1: The Power of Advertising  

          Reading 2: International Marketing No Va

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Word Parts – Adjective Suffixes

 

CHAPTER 5      ANALYZE THE TEXT

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Recognizing Patterns of Organization -- Listing, Sequence, Cause and Effect, Compare and Contrast

Be an Active Reader

          Reading 1: Race to the End of the Earth

          Reading 2: Lance Armstrong

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Word Parts – Verb Suffixes

 

CHAPTER 6      MAKING INFERENCES

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Making Inferences

Be an Active Reader

          Reading 1: Fortune-Telling

          Reading 2: The Fortune Sellers

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Understanding Compound Words

 

CHAPTER 7      DISTINGUISH FACT FROM OPINION

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Distinguishing Fact from Opinion

Be an Active Reader

          Reading 1: Seattle

          Reading 2: The Best Cities in the United States

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Learning Collocations

 

CHAPTER 8      UNDERSTAND THE AUTHOR’S PURPOSE AND TONE

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Understanding the Author's Purpose

Be an Active Reader

          Reading 1: Why the Sea Is Salty

          Reading 2: Why Is the Ocean Salty?

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Connotation and Denotation; More Collocations


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