Effective Reader/writer, The Plus New Myskillslab With Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package

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byD. J. Henry, Dorling Kindersley, Heather Brady

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Format:Book & ToyDimensions:802 pages, 10.7 × 8.5 × 1 inPublished:July 18, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Unit 1: The Reading and Writing Processes

 

Module 1: An Introduction to Reading and Writing

Answer the Question: “What the Point of Reading and Writing?”

Connect Reading and Writing

Activate Prior Knowledge during Reading and Writing

Assess the Reading Situation and the Writing Situation

            The Topic: What You Read or Write

            The Purpose: Why You Read or Write

            The Audience: Who You Are as a Reader and Who Reads Your Writing

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Write to Learn

Review Test 1 “Gender and the Work Place”

Review Test 2 “Decision-Making Styles”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 2: Use the Reading Process to Comprehend a Point

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of the Reading Process?”

Explain SQ3R as a Reading Process

Before Reading: Survey and Question

            Survey

            Question

During Reading: Read and Annotate

            Read

            Annotate

After Reading: Recite and Review

            Recite

            Review

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Write to Learn

Review Test 1: Aging: Physical Changes

Review Test 2: Parkinson’s Disease

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

Module 3: Use the Writing Process to Make a Point

Answer the Question: “What’s the Point of Using the Writing Process?”

Prewrite a Piece of Writing

            Asking Questions

            Freewriting

            Listing

            Concept Mapping

            Outlining: A Writing Plan

Draft a Piece of Writing

            Compose a Main Idea

            Supporting and Expanding Your Main Idea Statement into a Draft

Revise a Piece of Writing

            Revision Questions

            Revision Strategies

Proofread a Piece of Writing

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1 “Technology Is Linked to the Change of One Type of Society to Another”

Review Test 2 “The Beginnings of Culture”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 4: Develop a Reading/Writing Strategy

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Developing a Reading-Writing Strategy?”

Develop a Reading-Writing Strategy

Apply the Reading-Writing Strategy: Before, During, and After Reading

            Survey

            Question

            Read

            Annotate

            Recite

            Review

            Brainstorm

Apply the Reading-Writing Strategy: After Reading, Write a Draft

Apply the Reading-Writing Strategy: After Writing, Review, Revise, and Proofread Your Draft

            Review

            Revise

            Proofread

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Develop a Reading-Writing Strategy

Review Test 1 “Five Tips: Getting the Most from Your Credit Card”

Review Test 2 “Using Nonverbal Communication”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Unit 2: Vocabulary

 

Module 5: Learning and Using New Words

Answer the Question: “What’s the Point of Learning and Using New Words?”

Employ Context Clues: A SAGE Approach

            Synonyms

            Antonyms

            General Context

            Examples

Analyze Word Parts

            Roots

            Prefixes

            Suffixes

Use a Dictionary

            How to Access and Read an Online Dictionary

            Spelling and Syllables

            Pronunciation

            Parts of Speech

            Definitions

Use Vocabulary Resources in Textbooks

            Be Aware of Content Area Words

            Look for Textbook Definitions

            Use a Glossary

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1 “Special Effects”

Review Test 2 “Earth’s Physical Systems”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 6: Word Choice, Tone, and Purpose

Answer the Question: “What’s the Point of Word Choice, Tone, and Purpose?”

Connect Topic, Audience, Tone, Purpose, and Word Choice

Use Tone to Comprehend or Make a Point

Use Subjective and Objective Tone Words to Comprehend and Make a Point

Use Formal and Informal Tone Words to Comprehend and Make a Point

Determine the General Purpose to Comprehend and Make a Point

Figure Out the Primary Purpose to to Comprehend and Make a Point

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1 “Is Big Brother Knocking on the Door? Civil Liberties and Homeland Security”

Review Test 2 “Social Class in the United States”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Unit 3: Reading and Writing Paragraphs and Essays

 

Module 7: Stated Main Ideas in Reading and Writing Paragraphs

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Main Ideas and Topic Sentences?”

Identify the Three Parts of a Paragraph

Recognize the Traits of a Main Idea

Identify the Topic of a Paragraph

Identify a Topic Sentence

Identify the Flow of Ideas and Placement of Topic Sentences

Topic Sentence at the Beginning of a Paragraph

Topic Sentence Within a Paragraph

Topic Sentence at the End of a Paragraph

Topic Sentence at the Beginning and the End of a Paragraph

Compose a Topic Sentence

Narrow the Topic

Write the Topic Sentence

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1 “Skin Cancer”

Review Test 2  “What is Learning”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 8: Supporting Details in Reading and Writing Paragraphs

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Supporting Details?”

Ask Questions for Locating Supporting Details

Distinguish between Major and Minor Details

Create a Summary from Annotations

Create Logical Order

Develop Relevant and Adequate Details

Analyze the Effectiveness of a Paragraph

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1 “Capitalism: Competing in a Free Market”

Review Test 2 “Family Cohesion”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 9: Implied Main Ideas in Reading and Writing Paragraphs

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Implied Main Ideas?”

Define Implied Main Idea

Use Supporting Details and Thought Patterns to Find Implied Main Ideas

Determine the Implied Main Ideas of Paragraphs

State the Implied Main Idea Based on the Supporting Details

Create a Summary: Implied Main Ideas

Recognize Graphics as Details That Imply a Main Idea

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1 “Smoking–A Life and Breath Decision”

Review Test 2 “Two Types of Language: Denotation and Connotation”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 10: Understanding the Essay

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Understanding the Essay?”

Recognize the Five Parts of an Essay

Identify the Levels of Information in an Essay

Titles, Introductions, and Conclusions

Thesis Statement

Types of Supporting Details

Levels of Supporting Details

The Traits of an Effective Essay

A Clear Point: Main Idea or Thesis Statement

Logical Order

Relevant Details

Effective Expression

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Unit 4: Thought Patterns

 

Module 11: Transitions and Patterns of Organization: Relationships among Ideas

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Transitions and Patterns of Organization?”

Determine Relationships within a Sentence: Transition Words

Determine Relationships between Sentences: Patterns of Organization

Use Transitions and Patterns of Organization to Comprehend a Point

Use Transitions and Patterns of Organization to Make a Point

Use Transitions and Patterns of Organization to Create a Writing Plan

Reading and Writing Assignments [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1 “Helping Others Accept Change”

Review Test 2 “Where Are You in Your Career Development Process?”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review  [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 12: Time Order and Space Order Patterns: Narration, Process, and Description

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Time Order Patterns of Organization?”

Comprehend Time Order

            Narration: A Chain of Events

            Process: Steps, Stages, or Directions

Establish Time Order to Make a Point

What’s the Point of Narration?

Reading and Writing Assignments: Narration [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop: Compose a Narrative Paragraph

What’s the Point of Process?

Reading and Writing Assignments: Process  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Process Paragraph

Review Test 1 “The General Adaptation Syndrome”

Review Test 2 “Binge Drinking”

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review   [MySkillsLab logo]

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Description and Space Order Patterns?”

Description: Create a Picture with Words

Comprehend Description

Use Description to Make a Point

            Using Space Order

Reading and Writing Assignments: Process  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Descriptive Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review   [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 13: The Classification Pattern

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Classification Patterns?”

Classification: Group Ideas

Comprehend Classification

Use Classification to Make a Point

Reading and Writing Assignments: Classification  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Classification Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review   [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 14: The Example Patterns

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Example Patterns?”

Exemplification: Illustrate Your Ideas

Comprehend Examples

Use Exemplification to Make a Point

            Use Listing

Reading and Writing Assignments: Exemplification  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Exemplification Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review   [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 15: The Comparison/Contrast Patterns

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Comparison/Contrast Patterns?”

Comparison/Contrast: Show How Ideas are Similar and Different

Comprehend Comparison/Contrast

Use Comparison/Contrast to Make a Point

            Making Comparisons

            Contrasting Ideas

            Patterns of Comparison/Contrast

Reading and Writing Assignments: Comparison/Contrast  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Comparison/Contrast Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review   [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 16: The Cause/Effect Patterns

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Cause/Effect Patterns?”

Cause/Effect: Show How Ideas and Events Impact Each Other

Comprehend Cause/Effect

Use Cause/Effect to Make a Point

            Identify Causes

            Identify Effects

            Patterns of Cause/Effect

Reading and Writing Assignments: Cause/Effect  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Cause/Effect Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review   [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 17: Combined Patterns

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Combining Patterns of Organization?”

Comprehend How Patterns Work Together

Develop Your Point in an Essay that Combines Patterns of Organization

Reading and Writing Assignments: Combining Patterns  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Combined Pattern Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review   [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Unit 5: Critical Thinking and Argument

 

Module 18: Fact and Opinion

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point Recognizing the Difference Between Fact and Opinion?

Ask Questions to Identify Facts

Note Biased Words to Identify Opinions

Note Qualifiers to Identify Opinions

Think Carefully About Supposed “Facts”

Read Critically: Evaluate Details as Fact or Opinion in Context

Evaluate the Context of the Passage

Evaluate the Context of the Author

Evaluate the Context of the Source

Reading and Writing Assignments: Fact and Opinion  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review   [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 19: Argument

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Argument?”

Define Argument

Comprehend Argument

Step 1. Identify the Author’s Claim and Supports

Step 2. Decide Whether the Supports Are Relevant

Step 3. Decide Whether the Supports Are Adequate

Step 4: Check the Argument for Bias

Use Persuasion to Make a Point

Recognize and Avoid Biased Arguments

What Is a Fallacy in Logical Thought?

What Is Propaganda?

Reading and Writing Assignments: Argument  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review  [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Module 20: Research and Documentation

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Research?”

Find and Evaluate Sources

What Kind of Information Do I Need?

Where Can I Find the Information I Need?

How Can I Know the Information I Find Is Reliable or Trustworthy?

Avoid Plagiarism

Think through the Research Writing Process

Sample Student Research Essay

Reading and Writing Assignments: Research  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review  [MySkillsLab logo]

Answer the Question, “What’s the Point of Documentation?”

Master the Basics of MLA

In-Text Citations

Works Cited Page

MLA Formats for Non-Web Sources

MLA Formats for Web Sources

Master the Basics of APA

In-Text Citations

References Page

APA Formats for Non-Web Sources

APA Formats for Web Sources

Reading and Writing Assignments: Documentation  [MySkillsLab logo]

Workshop 2: Compose a Paragraph

Review Test 1

Review Test 2

Academic Learning Log: Chapter Review  [MySkillsLab logo]

 

Unit 6  Sentence Mastering Grammar, Mechanics, and Style with MyWritingLab  

 

Module 21: Subjects, Verbs, and Simple Sentences

Identify Subjects

Identify Verbs

Recognize and Write Simple Sentences

 

Module 22: Compound and Complex Sentences

Recognize and Write Compound Sentences

Recognize and Write Complex Sentences

Recognize and Write Compound/Complex Sentences

 

Module 23: Sentence Variety

Vary Sentence Purpose

Vary Sentence Types

Vary Sentence Openings

 

Module 24: Sentence Clarity: Point of View, Number, and Tense

Use Consistent Person and Point of View

Use Consistent Number

Use Consistent Tense

 

Module 25: Parallelism

Use Parallel Words

Use Parallel Phrases

Use Parallel Clauses

 

Module 26: Comma Splices and Run-ons

Recognize and Correct Comma Splices

Recognize and Correct Fused Sentences

Apply Four Ways to Correct Comma Splices and Fused Sentences

 

Module 27: Fragments

Recognize Sentences and Fragments

Recognize and Correct Types of Fragments

 

Module 28: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

Recognize and Correct Misplaced Modifiers

Recognize and Correct Dangling Modifiers

 

Module 29: Subject-Verb Agreement: Present Tense

Recognize Subject-Verb Agreement

Use Key Verbs is the Present Tense: To Have, To Do, To Be

Apply Subject-Verb Agreement Tips

 

Module 30: The Past Tense of Verbs

Use Regular Verbs in the Past Tense

Use Irregular Verbs in the Past Tense

 

Module 31: The Past Participle

Use Past Participles of Regular Verbs

Use Past Participles of Irregular Verbs

Use the Present Perfect Tense

Use the Past Perfect Tense

Use the Passive Voice (To Be and the Past Participle)

Use the Past Participle as an Adjective

 

Module 32: Nouns and Pronouns

Identify Nouns

Identify Pronouns

 

Module 33: Adjectives and Adverbs

Identify Adjectives

Identify Adverbs

 

Module 34: The Comma

Use Commas Effectively

 

Module 35: The Apostrophe

Use the Apostrophe Effectively

 

Module 36: Quotation Marks

Use Quotation Marks Appropriately

 

Module 37: End Punctuation: Period, Question Mark, and Exclamation Point

Use Periods Appropriately

Use Question Marks Appropriately

Use Exclamation Points Appropriately

 

Module 38: Capitalization

Use Capitalization Appropriately

 

Module 39: Improving Your Spelling

Apply the Rules for Improving Your Spelling

 

Unit 7  Additional Reading Selections   

 

“Snow” John Haines (description)

“Latino Heritage Month: Who We Are…And Why We Celebrate” Luis J. Rodriguez (narration)

“Camping Out” Earnest Hemingway (process)

“Don’t Call Me a Hot Tamale” Judith Ortiz Cofer (illustration)

“Football’s Bloodiest Secret” Buzz Bissinger (example)

“Psychological Disorders” Gerrig With Zimbardo

“The Talk of the Sandbox; How Johnny and Suzy’s Playground Chatter Prepares Them for Life at the Office” Deborah Tannen (comparison/contrast)

“Why We Crave Horror Movies” Stephen King  (cause/effect)

“What Is Poverty?” Jo Goodwin-Parker (definition)

“I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother” Liza Long