Opportunity For Skillful Reading

Paperback | January 1, 1997

byIrwin L. Joffe

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This eighth edition of OPPORTUNITY FOR SKILLFUL READING is your best opportunity yet to master the reading skills that foster academic success. You'll be led through a simple step- by- step approach that has made this book a favorite nationwide.

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This eighth edition of OPPORTUNITY FOR SKILLFUL READING is your best opportunity yet to master the reading skills that foster academic success. You'll be led through a simple step- by- step approach that has made this book a favorite nationwide.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 0.8 inPublished:January 1, 1997Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0155065882

ISBN - 13:9780155065888

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PRETEST.1. USING VOCABULARY IN CONTEXT.Practice Exercises.2. FINDING MAIN IDEAS.Practice Exercises.3. DETERMINING SIGNIFICANT DETAILS.Practice Exercises.4. SEEING RELATIONSHIPS I: EXAMPLE; EXPLANATION; COMPARISON-CONTRAST.Practice Exercises.5. SEEING RELATIONSHIPS II: DEFINITION; REPETITION; CAUSE-EFFECT; CONCLUSION.Practice Exercises.6. DEVELOPING ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS: OUTLINING AND MAPPING.Practice Exercises.7. USING THE PQ3R METHOD OF STUDY.Practice Exercises.8. LOCATING SPECIFIC INFORMATION.Practice Exercises.9. FOLLOWING PRINTED DIRECTIONS.Practice Exercises.10. UNDERSTANDING CRITICAL COMPREHENSION.Practice Exercises.QUIZZES FOR CHAPTERS 1-12.PQ3R Practice Selection.Reading Rate.Improving Reading Rate.How to Use This Section.Selection 1: BECOMING A SUCCESSFUL STUDENT.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 2: IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 3: CLEARING A NEW PATH TO THE TOP.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 4: THE INTERVIEW.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 5: THE GARBAGE MAN.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 6: I HAVE A DREAM.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 7: DRIVING FORCE.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 8: TRACER OF MISSING HEIRS.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 9: CAR THEFT: GROWTH INDUSTRY.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.Selection 10: GENTLY DOES IT: WALK YOUR WAY TO HEALTH.Comprehension Questions. Skill Development Questions.APPENDIX.Answers to Practice Exercises.Answers to Comprehension Questions.Answers to Skill-Development Questions.Reading Rate Table and Progress Chart.Acknowledgements.