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More Reading Power Beatrice S. Mikulecky

More Reading Power

Beatrice S. Mikulecky

Published July 23rd 2002
ISBN : 9780201609707
Paperback
304 pages
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 About the Book 

Based on a cognitive skills approach, these student-centered reading skills texts help students go beyond rote learning to develop the solid reading skills good readers take for granted.Youll find the following skill development areas:-- ReadingMoreBased on a cognitive skills approach, these student-centered reading skills texts help students go beyond rote learning to develop the solid reading skills good readers take for granted.Youll find the following skill development areas:-- Reading for Pleasure -- encourages students to master new reading strategies and broaden their vocabularies by helping them select books appropriate to their level and enjoy them on their own.-- Reading Comprehension Skills -- emphasizes strategic reading skills such as skimming, scanning, recognizing topics and main ideas, understanding sentences, and making inferences.-- Thinking Skills -- provides targeted practice in inference and analytical skills.-- Reading Faster -- uses high-interest short fiction and nonfiction passages to help students develop speed and flexibility in their reading.The four sections are intended to be used concurrently.Challenging excerpts from short stories, plays, encyclopedias, and articles help students expand their developmental reading skills. Additional exercises focus on improving reading rate and reading for pleasure.