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Guide to college reading

Author: Kathleen T McWhorter
Publisher: New York : Pearson Longman, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen T McWhorter
ISBN: 9780205604975 0205604978
OCLC Number: 222251147
Description: xviii, 590 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm
Contents: How do you read? --
Successful attitudes toward reading and learning --
Vocabulary: the key to meaning --
Using context clues --
Learning word parts --
Learning new words --
Comprehension skills --
Reading as thinking --
Understanding paragraphs: topics and main ideas --
Understanding paragraphs: supporting details and transitions --
Following the author's thought patterns --
Textbook reading skills --
Reading textbook chapters --
Reading graphic and electronic sources --
Organizing and remembering information --
Critical reading --
Interpreting the writer's message and purpose --
Evaluating: asking critical questions --
A fiction minireader --
A contemporary issues minireader.
Responsibility: Kathleen T. McWhorter.

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