Get Ready to Read / Edition 1

Get Ready to Read / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0131776487
ISBN-13:
9780131776487
Pub. Date:
01/12/2005
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL

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Overview

Get Ready to Read / Edition 1

Get Ready to Read: A Skills-Based Reader , by Karen Blanchard and Christine Root, is a part of a three-level series designed to develop reading and vocabulary building skills. In Get Ready to Read , beginning students progress step by step through task-based activities that promote reading competency and fluency.

Features

  • Sharpen Your Reading Skills provides explicit instruction as well as extensive practice and recycling.
  • Be an Active Reader features high-interest readings that allow students to apply their skills.
  • As You Read activities, including completion of charts, graphs, and outlines, encourage reading with a purpose.
  • Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills includes word-attack skills ranging from Using a Dictionary to Using Context Clues.
  • Express Your Ideas and Explore the Web extend and enrich the reading experience.
  • Read Faster helps build reading fluency and accuracy.

The Ready to Read series also includes Ready to Ready Now and Ready to Read More.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131776487
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Publication date: 01/12/2005
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 159
Sales rank: 859,186
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Scope and Sequence

Chapter 1 WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? FINDING THE TOPIC

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Finding the Topic

Be an Active Reader: Interview with Mong Meng

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using a Dictionary–Alphabetizing, Guidewords

Chapter 2 LOOK IT OVER: PREVIEWING AND PREDICTING

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Previewing, Predicting, Making Corrections

Be an Active Reader: What Color Are Your Wearing?

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using a Dictionary–Idioms

Chapter 3 READING FOR MEANING: MAIN IDEAS, SUPPORTING DETAILS

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Main Ideas, Supporting Details

Be an Active Reader: Picture This: Photography, Past and Present

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using a Dictionary–Parts of Speech

Chapter 4 FINDING THE ORDER: RECOGNIZING TIME ORDER

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Recognizing Time Order

Be an Active Reader: Things Happen for a Reason

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using Context Clues

Chapter 5 READ QUICKLY: SCANNING FOR INFORMATION

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Scanning

Be an Active Reader: Let’s Dance

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Using Word Maps

Chapter 6 EVALUATE INFORMATION: DISTINGUISHING FACTS FROM OPINIONS

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Distinguishing Facts from Opinion

Be an Active Reader: Beckham: A Soccer Superstar

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Suffixes

Chapter 7 USE THE CLUES: MAKING INFERENCES

Sharpen Your Reading Skills: Making Inferences

Be an Active Reader: My Travels by Train in the Western United States

Sharpen Your Vocabulary Skills: Prefixes

READ FASTER

Answer Key

Keep Track of Your Progress

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