Contemporary's Reading Basics - Introductory Workbook / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- McGraw-Hill Higher Education
CONTEMPORARY'S READING BASICS
Contemporary's Reading Basics is targeted toward the adult learner who needs to improve basic reading skills. This program provides detailed lessons through a Workbook and engaging stories and articles in the correlating Reader, allowing students to practice using the reading skills just learned. Reading Basics is available in four levels correlated to the levels of TABE.
READING BASICS WORKBOOK
Each Reading Basics Workbook contains a Skills Inventory Pretest and a Skills Inventory Post-test. The Pretest will help your students find their strengths and weaknesses within the Reading Basics level. The workbook lessons will help your students learn and practice the necessary skills. After completing the individual lessons, students complete a post-test to measure mastery of the skills. When students complete a level of Reading Basics, they should be ready for the TABE reading test at that level.
The Reading Basics Workbook Lessons are divided into four parts:
A - "Introduce" clearly defines, explains, and illustrates the skill. The examples prepare you for the work in the following exercises.
B - "Practice" lets your students work on the skill just introduced.
C - "Apply" provides students with a different way to practice the comprehension skill.
D - "Check Up" introduces a quick test on the skill covered in the lesson.
READING BASICS READER
Each Reading Basics Reader is designed to give students an opportunity to practive the reading skills they have. Each article or story selection will keep your students' interest. When the reading is completed, student will check their understanding of the material and apply the workbook lessons's skill to the article or reading.
READING BASICS INTRODUCTORY WORKBOOK
• Using Synonyms
• Using Context Clues
• Identifying Sequence
• Reading Maps
• Using Graphs
• Recognizing Character Traits
• Predicting Outcomes