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Connect College Reading

Connect College Reading

ISBN 9781133602675
Edition 2
Publication Date
Publisher Cengage
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Overview
Introduction - Plan for Success. PART I: READING TO SUCCEED. 1. Connecting to the Reading Process. Getting Motivated to Read. Fast Forward to Your Future. Reading Selections and Talking with Classmates. Read and Talk 'The Power of Three Little Words' (Article). Reading Is an Interaction. Before You View or Read. Surveying a Reading Is Like Watching a Preview. Read These Parts Quickly When You Survey. You and the Author Both Have Your Purposes. More than One Purpose. You Already Know Something about This. While You Are Viewing or Reading. After You View or Read. Beyond Skills: Knowledge. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 1-1 Amid War, Passion for TV Chefs, Soaps and Idols (Newspaper Article). Reading 1-2 The Mass Media and Body Image (Sociology Textbook). 2. Asking Questions Read and Talk Oscar Pistorius Has a Huge Carbon Footprint (Sports). Asking Questions to Establish Your Purpose for Reading. Turn Headings or Titles into Questions. Read to Answer the Question, and Then Mark the Answer. Mark Only the Most Important Ideas. Asking Questions to Improve Your Thinking. Critical Thinking Is a Learning Process. A Shift from the Author's Ideas to Your Ideas. What Level of Critical Thinking Are You Being Asked to Use? Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 2-1 David Blaine's Feats of Will (Nonfiction Psychology Book). Reading 2- 2 Ernestine Shepherd: World's Oldest Competing Female Bodybuilder (Web article). 3. Developing Your Vocabulary. Read and Talk Why English Is So Hard To Learn (English). Vocabulary Strategies. Organize Your Vocabulary Study with EASY Note Cards. Context Clues. Examples. Antonyms. Synonyms. Your Logic. EASY as 1, 2, 3. 1. Look for signal words. 2. Focus on what you know. 3. Pay attention to punctuation. Word Parts. Roots. Prefixes. Suffixes. Denotation and Connotation. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 3-1 Vocabulary--A Treasure Chest for Success (Web Article). Reading 3-2 Language and the Intellectual Abilities of Orangutans (Anthropology Textbook). PART II: READING TO UNDERSTAND. 4. Finding the Main Idea. Read and Talk The Passion of Vision (Nonfiction Book). Asking Questions to Understand What You Read. What Is the Reading About? The Topic. What Is the Author's Point About the Topic? The Main Idea. Location of the Topic Sentence: Anywhere. What Is the Proof for the Author's Main Idea? The Supporting Details. Major Versus Minor Details. The Thesis Statement of a Group of Paragraphs. Outlines and Visual Maps. Outlines. Concept Maps. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 4-1 Bringing an End to World Hunger Through Unimaginable Blessings (Website). Reading 4-2 The Civil Rights Movement (American Government Textbook). 5. Identifying the Implied Main Idea. Read and Talk What Is a Food? What's in a Meal? (Food and Society Textbook). What Is an Implied Main Idea? Making Generalizations. Identifying the Implied Main Idea. Applying the Strategy to Paragraphs. Applying the Strategy to Longer Passages. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 5-1 Portion Control: Change Your Thinking or Your Plate? (Web Article). Reading 5-2 The Global Epidemic (Health Textbook). 6. Recognizing Patterns of Organization. Read and Talk The Squint Test (Online Article). Predicting Paragraph Patterns. Examining Paragraph Patterns. Description: What Does This Look, Sound, Feel, Taste, and Smell Like? Narration: How Did That Happen? Process: What Steps Need to Occur, and in What Order? Cause-and-Effect: What Made This Happen? What Does This Lead To? Examples: What Are Examples of This General Idea? Comparison and Contrast: How Are These the Same? How Do They Differ? Definition: What Does This Mean? Classification: What Kinds Are There? Transition Words and the Patterns They Signal. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 6-1 Dark Bargains of the Global Economy (Nonfiction Book). Reading 6-2 Thou Shalt Covet What Thy Neighbor Covets (Web Article). 7. Reading and Taking Notes on Textbook
Overview
Introduction - Plan for Success. PART I: READING TO SUCCEED. 1. Connecting to the Reading Process. Getting Motivated to Read. Fast Forward to Your Future. Reading Selections and Talking with Classmates. Read and Talk 'The Power of Three Little Words' (Article). Reading Is an Interaction. Before You View or Read. Surveying a Reading Is Like Watching a Preview. Read These Parts Quickly When You Survey. You and the Author Both Have Your Purposes. More than One Purpose. You Already Know Something about This. While You Are Viewing or Reading. After You View or Read. Beyond Skills: Knowledge. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 1-1 Amid War, Passion for TV Chefs, Soaps and Idols (Newspaper Article). Reading 1-2 The Mass Media and Body Image (Sociology Textbook). 2. Asking Questions Read and Talk Oscar Pistorius Has a Huge Carbon Footprint (Sports). Asking Questions to Establish Your Purpose for Reading. Turn Headings or Titles into Questions. Read to Answer the Question, and Then Mark the Answer. Mark Only the Most Important Ideas. Asking Questions to Improve Your Thinking. Critical Thinking Is a Learning Process. A Shift from the Author's Ideas to Your Ideas. What Level of Critical Thinking Are You Being Asked to Use? Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 2-1 David Blaine's Feats of Will (Nonfiction Psychology Book). Reading 2- 2 Ernestine Shepherd: World's Oldest Competing Female Bodybuilder (Web article). 3. Developing Your Vocabulary. Read and Talk Why English Is So Hard To Learn (English). Vocabulary Strategies. Organize Your Vocabulary Study with EASY Note Cards. Context Clues. Examples. Antonyms. Synonyms. Your Logic. EASY as 1, 2, 3. 1. Look for signal words. 2. Focus on what you know. 3. Pay attention to punctuation. Word Parts. Roots. Prefixes. Suffixes. Denotation and Connotation. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 3-1 Vocabulary--A Treasure Chest for Success (Web Article). Reading 3-2 Language and the Intellectual Abilities of Orangutans (Anthropology Textbook). PART II: READING TO UNDERSTAND. 4. Finding the Main Idea. Read and Talk The Passion of Vision (Nonfiction Book). Asking Questions to Understand What You Read. What Is the Reading About? The Topic. What Is the Author's Point About the Topic? The Main Idea. Location of the Topic Sentence: Anywhere. What Is the Proof for the Author's Main Idea? The Supporting Details. Major Versus Minor Details. The Thesis Statement of a Group of Paragraphs. Outlines and Visual Maps. Outlines. Concept Maps. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 4-1 Bringing an End to World Hunger Through Unimaginable Blessings (Website). Reading 4-2 The Civil Rights Movement (American Government Textbook). 5. Identifying the Implied Main Idea. Read and Talk What Is a Food? What's in a Meal? (Food and Society Textbook). What Is an Implied Main Idea? Making Generalizations. Identifying the Implied Main Idea. Applying the Strategy to Paragraphs. Applying the Strategy to Longer Passages. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 5-1 Portion Control: Change Your Thinking or Your Plate? (Web Article). Reading 5-2 The Global Epidemic (Health Textbook). 6. Recognizing Patterns of Organization. Read and Talk The Squint Test (Online Article). Predicting Paragraph Patterns. Examining Paragraph Patterns. Description: What Does This Look, Sound, Feel, Taste, and Smell Like? Narration: How Did That Happen? Process: What Steps Need to Occur, and in What Order? Cause-and-Effect: What Made This Happen? What Does This Lead To? Examples: What Are Examples of This General Idea? Comparison and Contrast: How Are These the Same? How Do They Differ? Definition: What Does This Mean? Classification: What Kinds Are There? Transition Words and the Patterns They Signal. Connect Your Skills. Chapter Summary Activity. Reading 6-1 Dark Bargains of the Global Economy (Nonfiction Book). Reading 6-2 Thou Shalt Covet What Thy Neighbor Covets (Web Article). 7. Reading and Taking Notes on Textbook

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