Active Reading Skills

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Pearson/Longman, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 580 pages
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"Active Reading Skills" is designed to improve reading and thinking skills through concise skill instruction, extensive guided practice, skill application, assessment, and feedback. The text is organized into twelve chapters, each focusing on a specific reading and thinking skill. Each chapter includes skill instruction, practice exercises, quizzes, and mastery tests. Because the text is brief and concise, readers focus on the most essential college reading skills. For those interested in improving basic reading skills.

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Mastery Test 13 Diversity in U S Families
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Improving Your Skills 1
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Kathleen McWhorter (Ph.D. SUNY, Buffalo) is Professor of Humanities and Coordinator of Learning Skills at Niagara County Community College. In addition to her developmental writing series from Houghton Mifflin, McWhorter is the author of several successful reading and study skills texts from Longman including College Reading and Study Skills, Efficient and Flexible Reading, Academic Reading, and Guide to College Reading. Recently, Bedford Books also published a new title from McWhorter, Successful College Writing, for freshman composition courses.

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