Experience Reading, Book 2

Paperback | February 10, 2011

bySuzanne Liff, Joyce Stern

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CONNECT READING provides a personalized learning plan for each student, continually developed and refined as students achieve mastery. Each student plan is created through an individualized diagnostic that evaluates skills from 7th-grade level through college-readiness, for second-language learners, international students, adult students, and traditional high-schoolers. Offered completely online, CONNECT READING can be used in conjunction with EXPERIENCE READING BOOK 1 or EXPERIENCE READING BOOK 2, which provide a printed experience that teaches and strengthens comprehension and critical reading skills. Experience Reading uses authentic material allowing students to unlock textbook content across academic disciplines.

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CONNECT READING provides a personalized learning plan for each student, continually developed and refined as students achieve mastery. Each student plan is created through an individualized diagnostic that evaluates skills from 7th-grade level through college-readiness, for second-language learners, international students, adult studen...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10 × 8.1 × 0.9 inPublished:February 10, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073407151

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Personal Side of Reading

Chapter 1: It's Up To You: Taking Ownership of College Reading

Choosing Success

Selection: Success is a Choice by Rick Pitino

Being a Successful Student

Goal Setting
Time Management
Monitor Your Progress
What's Your Style?

Selection: Dunn and Dunn Learning Style Model by Rita and Ken DunnYou're on Your Way

Selection: This Is Not Your High School English Class by Mark Moring

Wrap It Up

Part II: Comprehension and Critical Reading Skills Review

Chapter 2 Are You Ready to READ? Active Reading

Strategies for Managing College Texts

Survey Your Textbook
Access Prior Knowledge
Preview a Selection

THIEVESReading for a Purpose: Asking and Answering Your Own Questions

Preview Questions
Guide Questions
Monitoring Questions
Study Questions

Manage Your Textbook: Highlighting, Annotating, and Marginal Notes

Highlighting
Annotating, and Marginal Notes

Wrap It Up

Chapter 3 Lost in Translation: Developing a College Level Vocabulary

Discipline-Specific VocabularyAcademic VocabularySelection: LanguageUsing Context Clues to Learn the Meaning of Words

Definition Clues
Synonym Clues
Contrast and Antonyms Clues
Example Clues
Inference Clues

A Word About Word Parts

Prefixes
Roots
Suffixes
Compound Words

Using Dictionaries

Using textbook Glossaries

Using a Thesaurus

Figurative Language

Metaphors
Similes
Personification
Hyperbole
Idioms

Techniques for Learning VocabularyWrap It Up

Chapter 4 What's the BIG Idea? Identifying the Main Idea in College Reading

The Main IdeaTwo Steps for Identifying the Main Idea

Step 1: Identify the Topic
Step 2: Determine the Main Idea

Finding the Stated Main Idea in Paragraphs: Topic Sentences

Finding the Stated Main Idea in Readings: Thesis Statements Selection: The Dimensions of HealthImplied Main IdeasFinding the Unstated (Implied) Main Idea in Paragraphs Wrap It Up

Chapter 5 Backing Up the BIG Idea: Finding and Using the Important Details in College Reading

Finding and Using Important DetailsIdentifying Supporting DetailsUsing Transitions to Locate Supporting DetailsTypes of Transitions

Additional Items
Examples
Explanations and Examples
Sequence
Comparison and Contrast

Studying Supporting DetailsWrap It Up

Chapter 6 What is the Author's Plan of Action?

Identifying and Integrating Writing Patterns

Organizational Patterns in Textbook Writing

Definition Pattern

Listing or Enumeration Pattern

Sequence Pattern

Chronological Order
Process Order
Spatial Order
Order of Importance

Classification Pattern

Comparison and Contrast Pattern

Keep This in Mind

Cause and Effect Pattern

Mixed Patterns

Keep This In Mind

Wrap It Up

Chapter 7 Let's Get Critical: Making Inferences and

Incorporating Critical Reading Skills

Critical Reading

Making Inferences

Keep This in Mind

Determining an Author's Purpose for Writing

Writing to Inform
Writing to Instruct
Writing to Entertain
Writing to Persuade
Consider the Audience

Distinguishing Between Facts and Opinions

Facts
Opinions
Facts and Opinions

Detecting the Tone

Denotation and Connotation

Keep This in Mind

Recognizing Bias

Evaluating the Author's Argument

Keep This in Mind

Wrap It Up

Chapter 8 What About the Web? Evaluating Web Resources

Critical Reading Online

Before You Start: Select a Topic

Starting Your Research: Use Key Words

Craft Your Thesis

Evaluating Web Resources

Purpose and Authority
Currency
Accuracy

MLA and APA Works Cited Models

MLA Documentation
APA Documentation

The Value of the Internet

Wrap It Up

Chapter 9 Lights, Camera, and Action! Rehearsing the

Information

Paraphrasing

Keep This in Mind

Outlining

Keep This in Mind

Summarizing

Keep This in Mind

Using Visuals to Organize Information

Concept Maps
Charts
Timelines
Process Diagram and Flow Chart
Venn Diagrams

Keep This in Mind

Wrap It Up

Chapter 10 SOS, Searching Other Sources: Reading Across the Genres

Reading Across Genres

Reading Newspaper Articles

Selection: McDonald's Tries to Bottle Paul Newman, Marian Burros.

Reading Essays

Selection: Unhappy Meals, Michael PollanReading Academic Journals Features of Academic Journal Articles

Selection: Ray Kroc (1902-1984): Flipping Over Efficiency, Meryl Davids

Understanding Primary Resources

Understanding Literature: Novels

Selection: excerpt from The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

Adjusting Your Reading Rate to Meet Your Needs

Keep This in Mind

Wrap It Up

Chapter 11 Show What You Know: Become an Effective Test Taker

Taking Exams

Preparing for Exams

Selection: How I Got My BA by Sheer Luck by Walter Pauk

Exam Formats

Objective Questions
Essay Questions

Reducing Test Anxiety

Tips for Reducing Test Anxiety

Selection: Dealing with Physical Tensions Internet Source

Wrap It Up

Chapter 12 Application of Skills Project: Active Textbook Reading

Survey a Textbook

Preview a Chapter

Guided Reading

Reciting and Rehearsing

Evaluate the Process

Textbook Chapter: "What Then Shall We Do," from

Environmental Science

Part III: Modules: Theme-Based Reading Selections

Module 1 Food and Nutrition

Get Acquainted with the Issue

Guided Reading: A Plateful of Myths by Barry Glassner

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Self-Monitored Reading: Japanese Food Pyramid Revised to Take Account of Eating Out by Stephen Clapp

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Review Important Points

Independent Reading: Textbook Reading Selection: Health The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Module 2 Stress

Get Acquainted with the IssueGuided Reading: Taming the Stress Monster by Terri D"Arrigo

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Self-Monitored Reading: Finals Lead as Source of Stress for College Students, Chicago Newswire

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Review Important Points

Independent Reading: Textbook Reading Selection: Criminal Justice Job Stress

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Module 3 Medical Ethics

Get Acquainted with the IssueGuided Reading: Pillow Angel Ethics by Nancy Gibbs

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Self-Monitored Reading: A Question of Ethics by Jane Goodall

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Review Important Points

Independent Reading: Textbook Reading Selection: Biology Ethical Issues Raised by Gene Therapy

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Module 4 Body Language

Get Acquainted with the IssueGuided Reading: Business Communication: How to Bridge the Gender Gap by Candy Tymson

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Self-Monitored Reading: Body Language Speaks: Reading and Responding More Effectively to Hidden Communication by Anne E. Beall

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Review Important Points

Independent Reading Textbook Reading Selection: Communications Nonverbal Communication in Everyday Life

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Module 5 The Job Market

Get Acquainted with the IssueGuided Reading: They're So Vein: Tapping A Job Market by Gabe Opperheim

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Self-Monitored Reading: Tomorrow's Jobs from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Review Important Points

Independent Reading: Textbook Reading Selection: Business The Interview Process

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Module 6 The Media

Get Acquainted with the IssueGuided Reading: Beauty and Body Image in the Media, Media Awareness Network, www.media- awareness.ca

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Self-Monitored Reading: Adolescents' TV Watching is Linked to Violent Behavior by Rosie Mestel

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Review Important Points

Independent Reading: Textbook Reading Selection: American History The Birth of Television

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Module 7 Social Networks

Get Acquainted with the IssueGuided Reading: Online Social Networking Issues within Academia... by Jeff Cain

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Self-Monitored Reading: We Just Clicked by Lisa Takeuchi Cullen and Coco Masters

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Review Important Points

Independent Reading: Textbook Reading Selection: Sociology Controlling Love: American Mate Selection

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Module 8 The Environment

Get Acquainted with the IssueGuided Reading: The Green Mirage by Rick Newman

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading

Self-Monitored Reading: The Green Campus: How to Teach New Respect for the Environment? The 3 R's: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint, Reuse and Recycle by Anne Underwood

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Review Important Points

Independent Reading: Textbook Reading Selection: Environmental Science What Can Individuals Do? "Green Washing" Can Mislead Consumers

Before your Read
As You Read
After Your Read: Respond to the Reading