Practical Strategies for Critical Thinking
This text demystifies critical reading, thinking, and writing, using practical, class-tested strategies. Students will hone their thinking skills through a series of exercises that relate to the composition course. Numerous examples, case studies, and ten enjoyable readings demonstrate in a clear, direct way how to use the techniques.
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Reading with a Purpose for Purpose
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Act of Hope activities advertisements Allende's Anne Frank answer apply argument assignment assumptions attitudes Barthel become begin bias biases branching children's books children's literature composing process context controlling sentence course creative critical reader critical thinking develop diary Edward de Bono essay example experience explore fable feel female fiction focus formula framework freewriting Gary Larson gender roles girls goals ideas Illustration images imagination important Isabel Allende issue tree Jennifer kinds language lateral thinking literature look male Marc Adams masculine meta-note metonymy Orchard Walls organize paragraph particular patterns perspectives play your hunches poem political problem purpose rabbits racism and sexism Reading Strategy Sheets response Rock Cliff romance novels Siamese cat skills specific statement stereotypes storyteller suggest thinkers Thorn Thurber tion topic Townsend vertical thinking wolves women words writing partner zebras