Reading with Meaning: Strategies for College Reading / Edition 5

Reading with Meaning: Strategies for College Reading / Edition 5

by Dorothy Grant Hennings
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130404187

ISBN-13: 9780130404183

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Reading With Meaning, Fifth Edition, offers an interactive, language-arts approach to college reading that helps students develop specific comprehension strategies important for success in college. The book provides culturally significant, interesting selections from textbooks, popular books, and magazines typical of what students need to read throughout

Overview

Reading With Meaning, Fifth Edition, offers an interactive, language-arts approach to college reading that helps students develop specific comprehension strategies important for success in college. The book provides culturally significant, interesting selections from textbooks, popular books, and magazines typical of what students need to read throughout their college years. This new two-color edition features an expanded coverage of main idea as well as a focus on building students' word power through new and enhanced pedagogy.

  • NEW Expanded Coverage of Main Idea
    The fifth edition features a strong, three-chapter block on main idea.
    —CHAPTER 4: Grasping the Main Idea of a Paragraph
    —CHAPTER 5: Grasping the Thesis, or Main Idea, of an Entire Selection
    —CHAPTER 6: Relating Main Ideas and Details
  • NEW Focus on Building Word Power
    Did You Know feature alerts students to key vocabulary roots presented in the readings.
    Chart of word roots and combining forms located inside the back cover provide students with a handy reference to unlocking the meanings of words.
  • NEWLY Enhanced Pedagogy for Reading
    Think About marginal notes ask students to think about the strategies they are using in making meaning with the text.
    Extending What You Have Learned exercises conclude each chapter, allowing students to reinforce what they have learned.
    Strategy boxes provide the students with systematic methods for applying reading strategies.
  • NEWCompanion Website provides students with additional readings and comprehension quizzes for additional study and practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130404183
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
331
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter ends with an Extending What You Have Learned section).

I. INTRODUCTION TO READING.

1. Getting Ready to Read.

II. VOCABULARY AND READING.

2. Unlocking the Meaning of Words: Using Context Clues.
3. Unlocking the Meaning of Words: Understanding Word Elements.

III. COMPREHENSION.

4. Grasping the Main Idea of a Paragraph.
5. Grasping the Thesis, or Main Idea, of an Entire Selection.
6. Relating Main Ideas and Details.
7. Using Clue Words to Anticipate an Author's Thoughts.
8. Critical Thinking: Applying, Comparing, Inferring, Concluding, Judging.

IV. STUDY READING.

9. Understanding and Studying for College Tests: SQ3R, Highlighting, Charting, Webbing, Outlining, Summarizing, Remembering.
10. Adjusting Your Concentration Level and Reading Rate.
11. Interpreting Tables, Graphs, and Diagrams.

V. SPECIALIZED READING.

12. Understanding Opinions and Persuasive Writing.
13. Understanding Definitions and Explanations.
14. Understanding Descriptions and Narratives.
15. Interpreting Style, Tone, and Mood.
Summation: Reading with Meaning.
Appendix A: An Extended Section of a College Text.
Appendix B: Calculating Your Reading Rate: Reading Rate Tables andExplanations.
Glossary.
Index.

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