Express Review Guides: Reading Comprehension

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Express Review Guides: Reading Comprehension will show you how to become an active reader-someone who not only reads, but connects with what is written. Each chapter features: Fast, targeted lessons that reinforce necessary skills Tutorials to enhance specific abilities needed on standardized tests Practical drills that increase comprehension and help organize study Smart test-taking strategies to help boost confidence You'll learn to: Find out how to understand and identify main ideas and themes Analyze and ...
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Overview

Express Review Guides: Reading Comprehension will show you how to become an active reader-someone who not only reads, but connects with what is written. Each chapter features: Fast, targeted lessons that reinforce necessary skills Tutorials to enhance specific abilities needed on standardized tests Practical drills that increase comprehension and help organize study Smart test-taking strategies to help boost confidence You'll learn to: Find out how to understand and identify main ideas and themes Analyze and interpret passages identify a topic sentence and understand why it is so important identify the difference between fact and opinion Get a handle on general reading strategies and enhance your overall reading comprehension In Express Review Guides: Reading Comprehension you'll also find a pretest that pinpoints strengths and weaknesses, providing vital guidance on which reading areas of to focus. A posttest provides detailed answer explanations and proof of improvement, pointing the way to even greater success.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781576856222
  • Publisher: Learningexpress, Llc
  • Publication date: 6/25/2008
  • Series: Express Review Series
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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The team at LearningExpress is dedicated to publishing the best and most up-to-date skill-building, academic test-preparation, and career/vocational test-preparation titles available. We're constantly watching market trends, which allows us to be extraordinarily creative and authoritative as we stay ahead of the curve in our editorial approach. LearningExpress makes a point of being cutting edge in bringing you the best and most sought-after titles for all your skill-building needs.
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Table of Contents


Introduction     v
Pretest     ix
Getting the Essential Information     1
Finding the Main Idea     15
Fact versus Opinion     27
Chronological Order     37
Order of Importance     49
Compare and Contrast     59
Point of View     71
Style, Diction, and Tone     85
Emotional versus Logical Appeal     97
Meaning in Literature     105
Posttest     115
Glossary     129
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