The Reader's Edge, Book I by Meghan Cunningham

The Reader's Edge, Book I

byMeghan Cunningham

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The Reader's Edge: Book I approaches reading holistically while focusing on discrete skills. The text stresses that reading, thinking, and asking questions are all things students do already—not new concepts. This emphasis on reading as a part of the student’s world is then paired with strong skills-based instruction.

The Reader's Edge: Book I is part of McGraw-Hill’s new M-series of textbooks that are inexpensive, lightweight (400-450 pages), and designed to reflect the way today’s students read and study. The text is designed visually to appeal to students while conveying the key concepts of developmental reading in a way that they can relate to and apply to their daily lives. This book allows you, the instructor, to meet students where they are, so you can take them where they want to go.

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Title:The Reader's Edge, Book IFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 10.9 × 8.5 × 0.6 inPublished:January 14, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077301307

ISBN - 13:9780077301309

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Connect Now

Strategy 1: Connect Now

Introduction to the New Strategy: Connect Now

The Topic and the Title

Your Experience and Feelings

Your Purpose and the Author's Purpose

Apply the New Strategy: Connect Now

Reading 1: Poppa and the Spruce Tree: A Lesson from My Father by Mario Cuomo

Chapter 1: Summary

How Does Strategy 1 Help You Use Your Reader's Voice to Be an Active Reader?

How Does the Connect Now Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 2: A Role Model of Resiliency: Bouncing Back from Disaster by Tom Wanamaker

Connect Now Practice Pages

Benjamin Banneker: Man of Many Talents

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Alec Baldwin: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Chapter 2

Respond

Strategy 2: Respond

Introduction to the New Strategy: Respond

You, the audience

Time for Responding

Space for Responding

Apply the New Strategy: Respond

Reading 3: The Struggle to Be an All-American Girl by Elizabeth Wong

Chapter 2: Summary

How Does Strategy 2 Help You Use Your Reader's Voice to Be an Active Reader?

How Does the Respond Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 4: Self-Esteem by Joseph A. DeVito

Respond Practice Pages

Educating Safe Drivers

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Catherine Zeta-Jones: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Chapter 3

Vital Vocabulary: Context Clues--- delete "vital vocabulary"?

Strategy 3: Context Clues

Introduction to the New Strategy: Context Clues

Tone, or the Author's Voice

Logic Clues

Example Clues

Contrast Clues

Definition Clues

Using Context Clues

Apply the New Strategy: Using Context Clues

Reading 5: Sounds of Home: An 8,690-Mile Echo by Sara Rimer

Chapter 3: Summary

How Does Strategy 3 Help You Become a More Active Reader?

How Does the Context Clues Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 6: Chia Pet by Owen Edwards

Vital Vocabulary: Context Clues Practice Pages-delete "vital vocabulary"?

Tone

Context Clues: Logic and Examples

Context Clues: Contrast and Definition

Context Clues: Logic, Examples, Contrast and Definition

Learning to Write by Russell Baker

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Nicole Kidman: The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

Chapter 4

Vital Vocabulary: The Right Definition -Delete "Vital Vocabulary:"?

Strategy 4: The Right Definition

Introduction to the New Strategy: The Right Definition

Word Parts

The Dictionary

Word Parts and the Dictionary

Denotation and Connotation

Apply the New Strategy: The Right Definition

Reading 7: Flappers to Rappers: American Youth Slang by Tom Dalzell

Chapter 4: Summary

How Does Strategy 4 Help You Become a More Active Reader?

How Does The Right Definition Strategy Work?

Mastery TestvReading 8: When Generations Collide by Lynne Lancaster and David Stillman

Vital Vocabulary: The Right Definition Practice Pages-

Delete "Vital Vocabulary:"?

Using Word Parts

Using the Dictionary

Pandora's Box: Hope and the Power of Positive Thinking by Daniel Goleman

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Angelina Jolie: Vlad the Impaler: In Search of the Real Dracula by M. J. Trow

Chapter 5

Operation Overview

Strategy 5: Operation Overview

Introduction to the Strategy: Operation Overview

Title: The Author's Key to the Topic

Predicting

Reading for Answers

Apply the New Strategy: Operation Overview

Reading 9: Movie Censorship: A Brief History by John Vivian

Chapter 5: Summary

How Does Strategy 5 Help You to Know Where You're Going?

How Does the Operation Overview Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 10: The Day Athletics Won Out over Politics by Ron Fimrite

Operation Overview Practice Pages

The Fifties: Teenagers, Rebellion, and the Movies But Weight! by Robert A. Wallace

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Natalie Portman: The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank

Chapter 6

Find Topics and Main Ideas

Strategy 6: Find Topics and Main Ideas

Introduction to the New Strategy: Find Topics and Main Ideas

The Topic of a Paragraph

Topics and Main Ideas

Unstated Main Ideas

Main Ideas in a Longer Reading

Headings and Main Ideas

Readings without Headings

Apply the New Strategy: Find Topics and Main Ideas

Reading 11: Meet Your iBrain by Gary Small and Gigi Vorgan

Chapter 6: Summary

How Does Strategy 6 Help You Discover What the Author Says?

How Does Finding Topics and Main Ideas Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 12: The Influence of Sports on Male Identity by James M. Henslin

Find Topics and Main Ideas Practice Pages

"Teaching Sex Roles" by Janet Gonzalez-Mena and Janet Emerita

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Will Smith: The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo

Chapter 7

Find the Support

Strategy 7: Find the Support

Introduction to the New Strategy: Find the Support

Types of Supporting Details

Supporting Details in Paragraphs

General and Specific Levels of Support in a Longer Reading

Apply the Apply the New Strategy: Find the Support

Reading 13: How Men and Women Communicate in Relationships by Rebecca J. Donatelle

Chapter 7: Summary

How does Strategy 7 Help You Become a More Active Reader?

How Does the Find the Support Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 14: The Men We Carry in Our Minds by Scott Russell Sanders

Find the Support Practice Pages

New Advertising Hits Consumers Everywhere by Karen Talaski

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Kate Winslet: Therese Raquin by Emile Zola

Chapter 8

Patterns of Thought

Strategy 8: Patterns of Thought

Introduction to the New Strategy: Look for Patterns of Thought-Delete "Look for"?

Identifying Common Patterns

Transitions

Patterns and Main Ideas in Longer Readings

Apply the New Strategy: Patterns of Thought

Reading 15: When Not Asking for Directions Is Dangerous to Your Health by Deborah Tannen

Chapter 8: Summary

How Does Strategy 8 Help You to Be an Active Reader?

How Does the Patterns of Thought Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 16: Wealth, Poverty, and Frugality by Amy Dacyczn

Patterns of Thought Practice Pages

Only Daughter by Sandra Cisneros

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Russell Crowe: Anything by author Studs Terkel

Chapter 9

Write to Remember

Strategy 9: Write to Remember

Introduction to the New Strategy: Write to Remember

Mapping Main Ideas: A Rough Outline

Reading 17: The Effects of Work on Motivation by Carole Wade and Carol Tavris

Summarizing

Chapter 9: Summary

How Does Strategy 9 Help You Become a More Active Reader?

How Does the Write to Remember Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 18: The Brain of the Civil Rights Movement by Adam Cohen

Write to Remember Practice Pages

Satisfaction Not Guaranteed, But You Can Find Meaning in Your Work by Sondra Farrell Bazrod

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Miley Cyrus: Don't Die, My Love by Lurlene McDaniel

Chapter 10

Make Inferences

Strategy 10: Make Inferences

Introduction to the New Strategy: Make Inferences

Inferences and Implied Ideas

Logical Connections

Word Choice

Tone

Metaphors

Apply the New Strategy: Make Inferences

Reading 19: Serving in Florida by Barbara Ehrenreich

Chapter 10: Summary

How Does Strategy 10 Help You Become a More Active Reader?

How Does the Make Inferences Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 20: Jamaal M. Watson: A Year with John Taylor Gatto-Change to A Year with John Taylor Gatto

Make Inferences Practice Pages

One Airline's Magic: How Does Southwest Soar? by Sally B. Donnelly

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Mel Gibson: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Chapter 11

Analyze the Information

Strategy 11: Analyze the Information

Introduction to the New Strategy: Analyze the Information

The Writer's Purpose and the Style of Writing

The Writer's Audience and Perspective

Facts and Opinions

The Writer's Biases

Apply the New Strategy: Analyze the Information

Reading 21: Lost Jobs, Ragged Safety Net by Robert Reich

Chapter 11: Summary

How Does Strategy 11 Help You Become a More Active Reader?

How Does the Analyzing the Information Strategy Work?

Mastery Test

Reading 22: The Conditions of Work by James Kirby Martin, Randy Roberts, Steven Mintz, Linda O. McMurry, and James H. Jones

Analyze the Information Practice Pages

The Bridge by Daniel Orozco

Culture Wire

What Are They Reading? Mira Sorvino: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

Chapter 12

Be a Successful Student

Strategy 12: Be a Successful Student

Introduction to the New Strategy: Be a Successful Student

Student Success Skills

Study Skills: Study Better and Improve your Memory Techniques

Test Preparation and Test-Taking Skills: Prepare Yourself for Tests, and Test Better

Course Assessment Skills: Plan Ahead for Your Future