The Skilled Reader / Edition 4

The Skilled Reader / Edition 4

by D. J. Henry
ISBN-10:
0321917820
ISBN-13:
9780321917829
Pub. Date:
02/09/2014
Publisher:
Pearson

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Overview

The Skilled Reader / Edition 4

The Skilled Reader combines solid skill instruction with a wealth of guided practice to develop the quintessential abilities students need to become skilled readers and critical thinkers.

The author integrates reading skills with the reading process (SQ3R) to produce more effective readers and lead students to discover the power and pleasure of reading. Providing step-by-step reading instruction, a wide range of practice and test materials, and a rich selection of readings from textbooks and other sources, the author makes students responsible for their reading — improving their major reading skills while developing a system for reading.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321917829
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/09/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 378,959
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Detailed Contents

Preface

Part 1: Becoming a Skilled Reader 1

1 A Reading System for Skilled Readers 3

2 Vocabulary in Context 45

3 Vocabulary-Building Skills 85

4 Topics and Main Ideas 135

5 Locating Stated Main Ideas 177

6 Implied Main Ideas 219

7 Supporting Details 265

8 Outlines and Concept Maps 305

9 Transitions and Thought Patterns 345

10 More Thought Patterns 393

11 Inferences 437

Part 2

Additional Readings 471

Part 3

Combined-Skills Tests 547

Part 4

Reading Enrichment 565

Word Parts 567

ESL Reading Tips (available only in The Skilled Reader eText)

Reading Graphics (available only in The Skilled Reader eText)

Text Credits C-1

Photo Credits C-3

Index I-1

Detailed Contents

Preface

Part One: Becoming a Skilled Reader 1

Chapter 1: A Reading System for Skilled Readers 3

Define Prior Knowledge 3

Use the Reading Process with SQ3R 6

Survey and Question Before Reading 7

Survey 7

Question 8

Read and Annotate During Reading 10

Read 10

Annotate 11

Recite and Review After Reading 13

Recite 13

Review 14

Develop Textbook Skills: Ask and Answer Questions Before, During, and After Reading 16

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of the Reading Process 19

Academic Application 19

Personal Application 21

Career Application 24

Review Tests 26

After Reading About a Reading System for Skilled Readers 33

Mastery Tests 35

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of a Reading System for Skilled Readers 43

Chapter 2: Vocabulary in Context 45

Vocabulary in Context 45

Define Vocabulary 46

Analyze Context Clues Using SAGE 46

Synonyms 47

Antonyms 49

General Context 53

Examples 55

Develop Textbook Skills: Using Visual Vocabulary 57

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Vocabulary and Dictionary Skills 59

Academic Application 60

Personal Application 62

Career Application 64

Review Tests 65

After Reading About Vocabulary in Context 73

Mastery Tests 75

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of Vocabulary in Context 83

Chapter 3: Vocabulary-Building Skills 85

Before Reading About Vocabulary-Building Skills 85

Analyze Word Parts: Roots, Prefixes, Suffixes 86

Roots 88

Prefixes 90

Suffixes 92

Additional Word Parts 94

Use an Online Dictionary 94

How to Find Words in the Print Dictionary 95

How to Access and Read an Online Dictionary Entry 96

Develop Textbook Skills: Learning Content Words and Textbook Definitions 103

Content Words 103

Textbook Definitions 104

Glossaries 106

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Vocabulary-Building Skills 108

Academic Application 109

Personal Application 111

Career Application 112

Review Tests 113

After Reading About Vocabulary-Building Skills 123

Mastery Tests 125

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of Vocabulary-Building Skills 132

Chapter 4: Topics and Main Ideas 135

Before Reading About Topics and Main Ideas 135

Define the Term Topic 136

Distinguish Between General Ideas and Specific Ideas 138

Identify the Topic of a Paragraph 140

Define and Identify the Main Idea of a Paragraph 143

Define and Identify Supporting Details in a Paragraph 147

Develop Textbook Skills: Identify Topics in Headings 151

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Topics and Main Ideas 153

Academic Applications 154

Personal Applications 155

Career Applications 156

Review Tests 157

After Reading About Topics and Main Ideas 166

Mastery Tests 167

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of Topics and Main Ideas 175

Chapter 5: Locating Stated Main Ideas 177

Before Reading About Locating Stated Main Ideas 177

Analyze the Flow of Ideas and Identify Placement of Topic Sentences 178

Topic Sentence at the Beginning of a Paragraph 178

Topic Sentence Within a Paragraph 179

Topic Sentence at the End of a Paragraph 182

Topic Sentences at the Beginning and the End of a Paragraph 185

Recognize the Central Idea and the Thesis Statement 188

Develop Textbook Skills: Identify Topics, Main Ideas, and Central Ideas in Textbook Passages 190

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Stated Main Ideas 192

Academic Application 192

Personal Application 193

Career Application 195

Review Tests 196

After Reading About Locating Stated Main Ideas 206

Mastery Tests 207

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of Locating Stated Main Ideas 215

Chapter 6: Implied Main Ideas 217

Before Reading About Implied Main Ideas 217

Define the Term Implied Main Idea 218

Analyze Supporting Details to Identify and State the Topic 220

Determine the Implied Main Idea Using Topics, Supporting Details, and Thought Patterns 224

Annotate the Paragraph to Determine the Implied Main Idea 228

Create a Topic Sentence from Supporting Details 232

Develop Textbook Skills: Use Graphics as Details That Imply a Main Idea 236

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Implied Main Ideas 237

Academic Application 238

Personal Application 239

Career Application 240

Review Tests 241

After Reading About Implied Main Ideas 250

Mastery Tests 251

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of Implied Main Ideas 259

Chapter 7: Supporting Details 261

Before Reading About Supporting Details 261

Create Questions to Locate Supporting Details 262

Distinguish Between Major and Minor Details 265

Develop Textbook Skills: Create a Summary 270

Draft a Summary: Stated Main Ideas 270

Draft a Summary: Implied Main Ideas 273

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Supporting Details 276

Academic Application 277

Personal Application 278

Career Application 280

Review Tests 281

After Reading About Supporting Details 290

Mastery Tests 291

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of Supporting Details 299

Chapter 8: Outlines and Concept Maps 301

Before Reading About Outlines and Concept Maps 301

Create Outlines 302

Create Concept Maps 306

Develop Textbook Skills: The Table of Contents 309

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Outlines and Concept Maps 312

Academic Application 312

Personal Application 315

Career Application 316

Review Tests 318

After Reading About Outlines and Concept Maps 328

Mastery Tests 329

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of Outlines and Concept Maps 337

Chapter 9: Transitions and Thought Patterns 339

Before Reading About Transitions and Thought Patterns 339

State the Purpose of Transition Words and Thought Patterns 340

Recognize Transition Words to Determine Relationships Within a Sentence 341

Recognize Thought Patterns to Determine Relationships Between Sentences 343

Recognize the Pattern of Organization of a Passage 344

The Time Order Pattern 345

The Space Order Pattern 349

The Listing Pattern 352

The Classification Pattern 354

Develop Textbook Skills: Transitions and Clear Information 356

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Transitions and Thought Patterns 360

Academic Application 360

Personal Application 362

Career Application 364

Review Tests 366

After Reading About Transitions and Thought Patterns 374

Mastery Tests 375

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of Transitions and Thought Patterns 383

Chapter 10: More Thought Patterns 385

Before Reading About More Thought Patterns 385

Recognize the Comparison-and-Contrast Pattern and Signal Words 386

Comparison Pattern Signal Words 386

Contrast Pattern Signal Words 388

The Comparison-and-Contrast Pattern 390

Recognize the Cause-and-Effect Pattern and Signal Words 393

Recognize the Generalization-and-Example Pattern and Signal Words 397

Develop Textbook Skills: Recognize the Definition-and-Example Pattern in Textbooks 399

Develop Textbook Skills: Thought Patterns in Textbooks 401

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of More Thought Patterns 403

Academic Applications 404

Personal Applications 405

Career Applications 406

Review Tests 408

After Reading About More Thought Patterns 418

Mastery Tests 419

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts of More Thought Patterns 427

Chapter 11: Inferences 429

Before Reading About Inferences 429

Describe Inferences as Educated Guesses 430

Make Inferences: The Role of Fact and Opinion 431

Define a Valid Inference 434

Apply the VALID Approach to Make Inferences and Avoid Invalid Conclusions 437

Step 1: Verify the Facts 438

Step 2: Assess Prior Knowledge 439

Step 3: Learn from the Text 440

Step 4: Investigate for Bias 441

Step 5: Detect Contradictions 442

Develop Textbook Skills: Inferences and Visual Aids 445

Apply Information Literacy Skills: Academic, Personal, and Career Applications of Inferences 446

Academic Application 446

Personal Application 449

Career Application 450

Review Tests 452

After Reading About Inferences 460

Mastery Tests 461

Chapter Review: Summary of Key Concepts About Inferences 469

Part 2: Additional Readings 471

The Connection Between Reading and Writing 472

Annotating a Text 472

A Read­ings–Writing Plan of Action 474

1 Shoulders 476

By Nels Gould

2 Women of Courage 483

By Michelle Obama

3 A Dad at the Final Frontier 490

By Marc Parent

4 A Perplexing Lesson 496

By Mark Twain

5 I’ve Seem the Worst That War Can Do 505

By Nikolay Palchikoff

6 To Tell the Truth 512

By Maya Angelou

7 What Is Exercise, and Why Should I Do It? 518

By Scott K. Powers, Stephen L. Dodd, and Erica M. Jackson

8 Conversation 525

By Joseph A. DeVito

9 The Secrets of the Bedroom 533

By Malcolm Gladwell

10 Horse Walking 541

By Bucky McMahon

Part 3: Combined-Skills Tests 547

Part 4

Reading Enrichment 567

Word Parts 569

ESL Reading Tips (available only in The Skilled Reader eText)

Reading Graphics (available only in The Skilled Reader eText)

Text Credits C-1

Photo Credits P-1

Index I-1

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