Four Point Reading and Writing 1: Intermediate English for Academic Purposes

Four Point Reading and Writing 1: Intermediate English for Academic Purposes

by Keith S. Folse (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780472033560
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 03/29/2011
Series: Four Point
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 Psychology: Human Behavior 1

Part 1 The Association Principle 2

Before Reading Strategy: Skimming 3

During Reading Strategy: Annotating as You Read 5

Vocabulary Power 7

Reading 1 The Passion of Sports Fans 8

After Reading Strategy: Summarizing 12

Paraphrasing to Simplify 14

Writing Strategy: Writing a Summary 15

Short Writing Tasks 18

Part 2 The Scarcity Principle 19

Before Reading Strategy: Activating Background Knowledge 20

During Reading Strategy: Keeping a Vocabulary Log 21

Vocabulary Power 23

Reading 2 Less Is Best and Loss Is Worst 24

After Reading Strategy: Understanding Citations and Bibliographic Entries 28

Paraphrasing to Simplify 30

Writing Strategy: Outlining 31

Your Active Vocabulary in the Real World 32

Rapid Vocabulary Review 33

Synthesizing: Writing Projects 34

Vocabulary Log 35

2 World Civilizations: Ancient Greece and Rome 37

Part 1 Differences between Ancient Greece and Rome 38

Before Reading Strategy: Developing a Purpose for Reading 39

During Reading Strategy: Making Text-to-World Connections 41

Vocabulary Power 43

Reading 1 Differences between Ancient Greece and Rome 44

After Reading Strategy: Organizing Information Based on Text Structure 47

Paraphrasing to Simplify 49

Writing Strategy: Writing Compare and Contrast Essays 50

Short Writing Tasks 53

Part 2 Greek and Roman Chariot Racing 54

Before Reading Strategy: Understanding Chronology 56

During Reading Strategy: Making Text-to-Text Connections 58

Vocabulary Power 60

Reading 2 Public Entertainment in Greece and Rome 61

After Reading Strategy: Drawing Conclusions 65

Paraphrasing to Simplify Writing Strategy: Revising 69

Your Active Vocabulary in the Real World 70

Rapid Vocabulary Review 71

Synthesizing: Writing Projects 72

Vocabulary Log 73

3 Astronomy: Studying Space 75

Part 1 Pluto: A Planet or Not a Planet? 76

Before Reading Strategy: Predicting 77

During Reading Strategy: Understanding Glosses 78

Vocabulary Power 80

Reading 1 Pluto: A Planet No More 81

After Reading Strategy: Deciding If the Author's Purpose Was Accomplished 85

Paraphrasing to Simplify 87

Writing Strategy: Making an Argument 88

Short Writing Tasks 90

Part 2 The Hubble Telescope 91

Before Reading Strategy: Scanning for Specific Information 92

During Reading Strategy: Using Signal Words to Provide Clues to Understanding 93

Vocabulary Power 94

Reading 2: The Hubble Telescope: How It Works 95

After Reading Strategy: Evaluating the Reading Experience 99

Paraphrasing to Simplify 101

Writing Strategy: Writing about a Process 102

Your Active Vocabulary in the Real World 104

Rapid Vocabulary Review 105

Synthesizing: Writing Projects 106

Vocabulary Log 107

4 Literature: To Kill a Mockingbird 109

Part 1 A Famous Novel 110

Before Reading Strategy: Using SQ3R-Survey and Question 111

During Reading Strategy: Using SQ3R-Read 112

Vocabulary Power 114

Reading 1 To Kill a Mockingbird: Endearing, Enduring at 50 Years 115

After Reading Strategy: Using SQ3R-Recite and Review 121

Paraphrasing to Simplify 122

Writing Strategy: Using Facts as Support 123

Short Writing Tasks 125

Part 2 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 126

Before Reading Strategy: Understanding the Context of an Excerpt 127

During Reading Strategy: Understanding Point of View 129

Vocabulary Power 130

Reading 2 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 131

After Reading Strategy: Getting a Sense of the Whole 134

Paraphrasing to Simplify 135

Writing Strategy: Preparing a Reader Response 136

Your Active Vocabulary in the Real World 138

Rapid Vocabulary Review 139

Synthesizing: Writing Projects 140

Vocabulary Log 141

5 Civil Engineering: Bridges 143

Part 1 How Bridges Work 144

Before Reading Strategy: Previewing for Text Patterns 145

During Reading Strategy: Making Text-to-Self Connections 147

Vocabulary Power 148

Reading 1 How Bridges Work 149

After Reading Strategy: Reviewing How Illustrations or Graphics Are Used in a Text 156

Paraphrasing to Simplify 158

Writing Strategy: Writing Cause-and-Effect Statements 159

Short Writing Tasks 161

Part 2 Structures 162

Before Reading Strategy: Dealing with New or Technical Vocabulary 163

During Reading Strategy: Noting Important Information 166

Vocabulary Power 168

Reading 2 Hooke's Law 169

After Reading Strategy: Integrating Information from Two Sources 174

Paraphrasing to Simplify 177

Writing Strategy: Writing about Evidence or Support 178

Your Active Vocabulary in the Real World 180

Rapid Vocabulary Review 181

Synthesizing: Writing Projects 182

Vocabulary Log 183

6 Political Science: Early Presidents and Their Decisions 185

Part 1 George Washington 186

Before Reading Strategy: Gauging Difficulty and Time Required 187

During Reading Strategy: Creating Visual and Sensory Images 189

Vocabulary Power 190

Reading 1 The Farewell 191

After Reading Strategy: Re-Reading 194

Paraphrasing to Simplify 195

Writing Strategy: Unity and Coherence 196

Short Writing Tasks 198

Part 2 Thomas Jefferson 199

Getting Started 199

Before Reading Strategy: Breaking a Reading into Manageable Chunks 200

During Reading Strategy: Asking Questions as You Read 201

Vocabulary Power 203

Reading 2 The Purchase 204

After Reading Strategy: Improving Retention and Recall 210

Paraphrasing to Simplify 212

Writing Strategy: Considering Your Audience 212

Your Active Vocabulary in the Real World 214

Rapid Vocabulary Review 215

Synthesizing: Writing Projects 216

Vocabulary Log 217

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