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Making Reading Relevant: The Art of Connecting, 3rd Edition

By Teri Quick, Diane Hocevar, Melissa Zimmer

Published by Longman

Published Date: Jan 14, 2013

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Making Reading Relevant is a brief, intermediate-level reading text that manages to address all of the topics and issues needed to conduct productive and meaningful courses.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 VOCABULARY STRATEGIES 1

Vocabulary Strategies Overview 2

A. Context Clues 3

B. Word Analysis 9

C. Denotation and Connotation 18

Writing Like a Reader 20

Quick Connections 21

Chapter 2 BASIC COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES 23

Comprehension Strategies Overview 24

A. Identifying Topics 24

B. Identifying Main Ideas 27

C. Identifying Details 32

Writing Like a Reader 35

D. Improving Comprehension 35

Quick Connections 38

Chapter 3 TEXTBOOK STRATEGIES 39

Textbook Strategies Overview 40

A. Identifying and Using Textbook Organizational

Aids 41

B. Textbook Reading Methods 43

Writing Like a Reader 56

C. Reading Graphs, Charts, and Tables 56

D. Taking Notes While Reading 60

E. Skimming and Scanning 63

F. Textbook Excerpt for Practice 66

Quick Connections 69

Chapter 4 CRITICAL READING STRATEGIES 71

Part A: Critical Reading Strategies Overview 72

A. Predicting, Drawing Conclusions, and Making

Inferences 72

Part B: Critical Reading Strategies Overview 82

B. Analyzing and Synthesizing 82

Writing Like a Reader 90

Quick Connections 93

Chapter 5 FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE STRATEGIES 95

Figurative Language Strategies Overview 96

A. Metaphor and Simile 97

B. Personification 102

C. Hyperbole 104

Writing Like a Reader 106

Quick Connections 108

Chapter 6 PATTERNS OF ORGANIZATION STRATEGIES 110

Patterns of Organization Strategies Overview 112

A. Narration (Time Order) 114

B. Description 116

C. Process Analysis 118

D. Classification 118

E. Comparison/Contrast 123

F. Definition and Example 124

Writing Like a Reader 128

Quick Connections 130

Chapter 7 VISUAL LITERACY STRATEGIES 132

Visual Literacy Strategies Overview 134

A. Cluster Diagram 137

B. Five Ws Concept Web 138

C. Venn Diagram 140

Writing Like a Reader 142

Quick Connections 143

Chapter 8 INFORMATION LITERACY STRATEGIES 145

Information Literacy Strategies Overview 147

A. How to Search the Internet 147

B. Evaluating and Citing Web Sources 150

Writing Like a Reader 157

C. Word Processing Basics—A Reference Guide 158

Quick Connections 164

Credits 166

Index 167

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