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Strategies for College Readers

By Elaine G. Krieg

Published by Longman

Published Date: Sep 22, 2008

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Strategies for College Readers is based on the idea that students who apply strategies as they read are better able to develop as college readers, and thus the author emphasizes fifteen easy reading strategies — one for each skill — that students can use to gain confidence while they achieve mastery of essential reading skills.

Table of Contents

PART 1: FOUNDATION FOR SUCCESS

Chapter One   Motivation and Success     

Chapter Two   Word Wise    

Chapter Three  Words in Context  

PART 2: STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION

Chapter Four   Introduction to Paragraph Structure   

Chapter Five   Supporting Details and Transitions

Chapter Six   Patterns of Organization  

PART 3: STUDY SKILLS FOR EFFECTIVE READING

Chapter Seven   Lecture Notes and Learning Strategies  

Chapter Eight   Text Notes

Chapter Nine   Test-Taking Strategies                 

PART 4: CRITICAL THINKING AND EFFECTIVE COMPREHENSION

Chapter Ten   Evaluating Arguments and Critical Thinking 

Chapter Eleven   Recognizing the Author’s Purpose and Tone 

Chapter Twelve    Inference                     

PART 5: ADDITIONAL PRACTICE READINGS   

Appendix A: The Attitude and Interest Inventory

Appendix B: Word Parts List

Appendix C: Tips for Reading Visual Aids

 

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