Essential Reading Skills, with its acute focus on what is quintessential to reading success, improves students' reading ability through concise instruction, guided practice, and skill application.
The lower-level text in a two-book series, Essential Reading Skills is intended for the 6th-to-9th grade reading levels. Each of the eleven chapters focuses on a specific reading and thinking skill, and contains exercises that get students applying the learned skill to textbooks and ends with a vocabulary enrichment exercise.
Table of Contents
Preparing for College Reading
1 Reading Actively
2 Reading and Learning from College Textbooks
3 Building Your Vocabulary
4 Building Vocabulary: Using Word Parts
5 Locating Main Ideas
Your First College Courses: Keys to Success
6 Identifying Supporting Details and Transitions
7 Understanding Implied Main Ideas
8 Recognizing the Basic Patterns of Organization
9 Reading and Thinking Critically
Readings for College
Glossary of Frequently Confused Words and Phrases
Online Chapter A Test-Taking Strategies: A Review
Online Chapter B A Guide for ESL Readers
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Essential Reading Skills, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
Format: Safari Book
$49.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-82449-6