Reading and All That Jazz / Edition 3

Reading and All That Jazz / Edition 3

by Peter Mather, Rita Romero McCarthy, Mather Peter
     
 

ISBN-10: 007296281X

ISBN-13: 9780072962819

Pub. Date: 06/02/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Designed to help students become jazzed about reading, this introductory-to-intermediate reading text provides motivating and engaging readings selected to grab the reader's attention. Beautifully designed, READING AND ALL THAT JAZZ also features clear explanations and a wide variety of well-developed practice exercises designed to provoke genuine thinking,…  See more details below

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Designed to help students become jazzed about reading, this introductory-to-intermediate reading text provides motivating and engaging readings selected to grab the reader's attention. Beautifully designed, READING AND ALL THAT JAZZ also features clear explanations and a wide variety of well-developed practice exercises designed to provoke genuine thinking, interpretation, and even some improvisation on the part of the student and the instructor. The theme of jazz emphasizes a positive, exciting, personally involved approach to reading and learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072962819
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/02/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

** indicates material new to this edition
Part 1: Getting A Handle on College
Introduction: Your First Week In Class
Assignment Sheets
Are You Ready for College?
This Is the Week That Was
Selection: excerpt from My American Journey by Colin Powell
Selection: Ode to the Present by Pablo Neruda
Vocabulary: Introduction
Selection: Crickets by Robert Olen Butler
Chapter 1: How We Learn - Finding Out About Ourselves
Auditory, Visual, or Kinesthetic - What is Your Learning Style?
Vocabulary: Words in Context
Day versus Night People
Selection: The Two Most Dangerous Hours of Your Day by Lowell Ponte
Left-Brain and Right-Brain Orientation - Which One Are You?
Selection: What Is Intelligence, Anyway? by Isaac Asimov
Stress Inventory: How Much Stress is There in Your Life?
Selection: An Easy Choice by Rick Reilly
Study Schedules
SQ3R - A Classic Way to Study
**Selection: POWER Learning (study skills textbook) by Robert S. Feldman
Vocabulary: Homonyms and Other Confusing Words
(and more...)

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