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Brenda Smith’s Bridging the Gap continues to be the #1 textbook choice of developmental reading educators.
To improve students’ reading, Bridging the Gap offers comprehensive skill instruction, dependable exercises and examples, vocabulary development, and wealth of high-interest readings that provide meaningful practice. To prepare students for the demands of college reading, Brenda helping provides strategies for connecting previous experience(s) to what is being learned.
The combination of Bridging the Gap and Pearson's MyReadingLab (www.myreadinglab.com) offers unparalleled instruction and practice to improve students' reading.
Chapter 1 Active Learning
Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Chapter 3 Strategic Reading and Study
Chapter 4 Main Idea
Chapter 5 Patterns of Organization
Chapter6 Organizing Textbook Information
Chapter 7 Inference
Chapter 8 Point of View
Chapter 9 Critical Thinking
Chapter 10 Graphic Illustrations
Chapter 11 Rate Flexibility
Chapter 12 Test Taking
Appendix 1 ESL: Making Sense of Figurative Language and Idioms 597
Appendix 2 The Reading Workshop: Additional Topics and Formats for Book Discussions 603