Developing Vocabulary

Paperback | August 31, 2006

byD. J. Henry, Susan G. Pongratz

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The first in a new 3-book skills-based series and perfectly aligned with DJ Henry’s The Skilled Reader, Developing Vocabulary builds a college-level vocabulary to prepare students for studies within academic the various disciplines through the use of textbook excerpts.  Students are given plenty of exercises requiring exploration through context clues, word analysis, proper usage, and application. To help visual learners use images to develop their college vocabularies, photographs and drawings are accompanied by captions for students to complete as a quick test of vocabulary development and reading comprehension.

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The first in a new 3-book skills-based series and perfectly aligned with DJ Henry’s The Skilled Reader, Developing Vocabulary builds a college-level vocabulary to prepare students for studies within academic the various disciplines through the use of textbook excerpts.  Students are given plenty of exercises requiring exploration throu...

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Developing Vocabulary DJ Henry • Susan Pongratz Developing Vocabulary improves your understanding of college-level words. The selections from textbooks and academic sources provide experience with the materials you will encounter in your college career. Exercises in Developing Vocabular...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 7.4 × 0.4 inPublished:August 31, 2006Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:032141070X

ISBN - 13:9780321410702

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction

1. Using Context Clues and Word Analysis

 

2. Dictionary Skills

 

II. VOCABULARY IN HEALTH

3. Vocabulary and the Mind and Body Connection

 

4. Vocabulary and Nursing

 

5. Vocabulary and Environmental Health

 

6. Vocabulary and Longevity

 

III. VOCABULARY IN SOCIAL SCIENCES

7. Vocabulary and Psychology

 

8. Vocabulary and Sociology

 

9. Vocabulary and American Government

 

10. Vocabulary and Anthropology

 

IV. VOCABULARY IN MATH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY

11. Vocabulary and Mathematics for Business

 

12. Vocabulary and Biology

 

13. Vocabulary and Marine Science

 

14. Vocabulary and Computer Technology

 

V. VOCABULARY IN COMMUNICATIONS AND HUMANITIES

15. Vocabulary and Interpersonal Communication

 

16. Vocabulary and Literature

 

17. Vocabulary and Humanities

 

18. Vocabulary and Music Appreciation

 

Appendixes

A. Word Parts

B. Foreign Words and Phrases

C. Partial Answer Key