Reading for Thinking
Incorporating a wealth of practice exercises and high-interest readings, READING FOR THINKING focuses on improving reading skills at the micro-level and moving on to the macro-level. Over half of the book is devoted to evaluating, drawing inferences, and identifying tone, bias, and purpose. The Seventh Edition continues to focus on developing students comprehension and critical-thinking skills. Flemming uses a carefully designed sequence of explanations and exercises that allows students to approach critical reading as a natural extension of essential comprehension skills, rather than a discrete set of new strategies. Armed with the ability to both analyze and evaluate a writer’s work, students apply those twin intellectual tools to Flemming’s trademark high-interest readings to determine purpose, analyze evidence, detect bias, recognize tone, and compare opposing points of view. Vocabulary quizzes have been added to each chapter.
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Acquiring the Keys to Academic Success
Vocabulary Building for College Reading
Reviewing Paragraph Essentials
Identifying and Learning from Organizational Patterns
Understanding Outlining and Summarizing Longer Readings
The Role of Inferences in Comprehension and Critical Reading
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