Reading and All That Jazz

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9780073513584: Reading and All That Jazz

Reading and All That Jazz, an introductory-to-intermediate reading text, motivates and engages readers with contemporary and relevant readings while building the essential reading skills and vocabulary needed for literal and critical comprehension. With multiple practice opportunities and an adaptive learning plan via Connect Reading, Reading and All That Jazz provides for genuine thinking, assessment, and interpretation.

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Dr. Mather earned his B.A. in Government fromthe University of the Redlands, an M.A. in African Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.A. in Reading from California State Univeristy, Los Angeles, and Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Southern California. He has taught reading at the secondary, adult-education, and community-college levels for over 20 years. For the past eight years, he has taught reading and American government at Glendale Community College. He has published articles in the Journal of Reading.

Ms. McCarthy earned a B.A. in Sociology and History from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.A. in Education from ARizona State University. She has taught at the elememtary, secondary, adult-education, and community-college levels for over 20 years. For the past ten years, she has taught developmental reading and E.S.L. classes at Glendale Community College. Ms. McCarthy has published articles in professional journals and other media on the use of bibliotherapy. She has also published reading lists for beginning and remedial readers and is a reading specialist.

Contenuti:

Preface

Walkthrough

Part 1 Getting a Handle on College

Introduction: Your First Week in Class

ASSIGNMENT SHEETS
YOUR FIRST ASSIGNMENT
A DISCUSSION OF READING RATE
TIMED READING
READING: Excerpt from Speaking of Success: Sonia Sotomayor
CALCULATING YOUR READING RATE
Study Technique 1: Skimming
READING: Excerpt from Power Learning by Robert S. Feldman – “Motivation”
READING: Excerpt from Step Out on Nothing by Byron Pitts - “Keep Your Head Up”
Study Technique 2: Scanning
READING: Warren Buffet Offers Advice to Students
Chapter Summary and Review

Chapter 1 Improving Your Vocabulary

INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE-LEVEL VOCABULARY
CONTEXT CLUES
WORD STRUCTURE: ROOTS, PREFIXES, AND SUFFIXES
DICTIONARY USE
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF ONLINE DICTIONARIES
ADVANTAGES
DISADVANTAGES
DICTIONARY ORGANIZATION
WORD CARDS
VOCABULARY SUMMARY AND REVIEW

Chapter 2 Becoming an Effective Learner: Finding Out About Yourself

HOW YOU LEARN
Study Technique 3: Marking Written Material: Underlining, Highlighting, and Annotating
READING: “Naming Defines and Differentiates Us,” excerpt from Interpersonal Communication by Kory Floyd
WHAT IS YOUR LEARNING STYLE?
AUDITORY, VISUAL, AND KINESTHETIC LEARNING STYLES
DAY VERSUS NIGHT PEOPLE
READING: “The Two Most Dangerous Hours of Your Day” by Lowell Ponte
LEFT-BRAIN AND RIGHT-BRAIN ORIENTATION: WHICH ONE ARE YOU?
MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES: WHAT ARE YOUR STRENGTHS?
STRESS INVENTORY: HOW MUCH STRESS IS THERE IN YOUR LIFE?
READING: “Strive to Be the Best You Can Be,” excerpt from First Things by Kurt and Brenda Warner
STUDY SCHEDULES
WHEN TO STUDY
Study Technique 4: SQ3R A Classic Way to Study
READING: “Learning the Skills You Need to Succeed Today and Tomorrow,” excerpt from Understanding Business by William Nickels
Study Technique 5: Tips on Taking Effective Lecture Notes
Chapter Summary and Review

Part 2 Discovering Meaning Through Structure

Chapter 3 Topics, Main Ideas, and Details

DESCRIPTION OF TOPICS, MAIN IDEAS, AND DETAILS
DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN GENERAL AND SPECIFIC
VARYING POSITIONS FOR MAIN IDEAS
PARAGRAPH DIAGRAMS
REVIEW TEST 1: Topics, Main Ideas, and Details
REVIEW TEST 2: Topics, Main Ideas, and Details
REVIEW TEST 3: Topics, Main Ideas, and Details
WRITING A PARAPHRASE
READING: “Fire Ants Have a Good Defense,” excerpt from Concepts of Biology by Sylvia A. Mader
INTRODUCTION TO IMPLIED MAIN IDEAS
ASKING QUESTIONS TO DETERMINE SUPPORTING DETAILS
COMBINING SENTENCES
SUMMING UP IMPORTANT IDEAS INTO ONE SENTENCE
MAKING SURE YOU HAVE CORRECTLY IDENTIFIED THE IMPLIED MAIN IDEA
READING: “Global Food Rules,” excerpt from Parenting Without Borders by Christine Gross-Loh
READING: “Ban Cell Phones, Unless Under Squid Attack,” by Dave Barry
CHAPTER SUMMARY

Chapter 4 Organizing Textbook Information

WORKING WITH STUDY SKILLS AND VISUAL AIDS
Study Technique 6: Further Practice With Underlining, Highlighting, and Annotating
Study Technique 7: Outlining
Study Technique 8: Mapping
Study Technique 9: Writing Summaries, Method 1
READING: “The Secret of Memory,” excerpt frpm P.O.W.E.R. Learning Strategies for Success in College and Life by Robert S. Feldman
VISUAL AIDS: HOW TO USE AND INTERPRET TABLES, DIAGRAMS, CHARTS, AND GRAPHS
DIAGRAMS
FLOWCHARTS
BAR GRAPHS
LINE GRAPHS
TABLES
PIE CHARTS
MAPS
PHOTOS
CARTOONS
CHAPTER SUMMARY AND REVIEW

Chapter 5 Determining an Author’s Purpose

AUTHOR’S PURPOSE: TO ENTERTAIN, INFORM, OR PERSUADE?
TO ENTERTAIN
TO INFORM
TO PERSUADE
GENERAL AND SPECIFIC PURPOSES
MULTIPLE PURPOSES
AN INTRODUCTION TO MODES OF WRITING (RHETORICAL MODES)
READING: “The Conveyer Belt Ladies,” excerpt from Farmworkers Daughter-Growing Up Mexican in America by Rosa Castillo Guilbault
EXPOSITORY MODE WITH PURPOSE TO INFORM
READING: “Consumer Credit,” excerpt from Personal Finance by Jack Kapoor
PERSUASIVE MODE WITH PURPOSE TO PERSUADE
READING: “Students Who Push Burgers” by Walter Minot Study
Technique 10: Writing Summaries Method
READING TO DETERMINE THE AUTHOR’S PURPOSE
READING: “The Black Widow” by Gordon Grice
REVIEW TEST 4: Topics, Main Ideas, Details, and Purpose
Chapter Summary and Review

Chapter 6 Transition Words and Patterns of Organization

INTRODUCTION TO TRANSITION WORDS AND PATTERNS OF ORGANIZATION
PATTERNS OF ORGANIZATION
CLASSIFICATION AND DIVISION
CAUSE AND EFFECT
COMPARISON-CONTRAST
STEPS IN A PROCESS
EXAMPLES
DEFINITION
CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LISTING
SPATIAL ORDER
ADDITION
RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN AND BETWEEN SENTENCES
READING: “Road Rage,” excerpt from Criminal Justice by Freda Adler, et. al;
REVIEW TEST 5: Main Ideas, Details, Purpose, Transitions, and Patterns of Organization
Chapter Summary and Review

Chapter 7 Patterns of Organization in Reading Selections

INTRODUCTION TO PATTERNS OF ORGANIZATION IN READING SELECTIONS
COMPARISON-CONTRAST
READING: “My World Now” by Anna Mae Halgrim Seaver
Study Technique 11: Completing a Comparison-Contract Chart
Examples and Listing
READING: “Identity Theft and How to Avoid It,” excerpt from Computing NOW by Glen J. Coulthard
REVIEW TEST 6: Transition Words and Patterns of Organization
CATEGORIES AND STEPS IN A PROCESS
READING: “Getting In: Forming Romantic Relationships” and “Getting Out: Ending Romantic Relationships,” excerpt from Interpersonal Communication by Kory Floyd
CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
READING: “Thank You Ma’m” by Langston Hughes
CAUSE AND EFFECT
READING: “Violence in Television and Video Games: Does the Media’s Message Matter?” excerpt from Understanding Psychology by Robert S. Feldman
CHAPTER SUMMARY AND REVIEW

Part 3 Interpreting What We Read

Chapter 8 Inference

INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING INFERENCES
DRAWING INFERENCES IN EVERYDAY LIFE
INFERENCES IN READING
READING: “The Shepherd’s Daughter,” excerpt from The Shepherd’s Daughter, by William Saroyan
READING: “Complaining,” excerpt from Wouldn’t Take Nothing For My Journey Now, by Maya Angelou
READING: “Abraham Lincoln Denies a Loan,” by Abraham Lincoln
READING: “El Dia de los Muertos the Day of the Dead,” excerpt from Core Concepts in Health, by Paul M. Insel and Walton T. Roth
REVIEW TEST 7: Main Ideas, Details, Purpose, Transitions, Patterns of Organization, and Inference
Chapter Summary and Review

Chapter 9 Figurative Language

FIGURES OF SPEECH--SIMILES, METAPHORS, AND PERSONIFICATION
SIMILES
METAPHORS
PERSONIFICATION
READING: “The Love of My Life,” excerpt from The Best of Ann Landers, by Ann Landers
THE USE OF SYMBOLS
READING: “Guernica,” Excerpt from Living with Art, by Rita Gilbert
READING: “The Yellow Ribbon” by Pete Hamill
LITERARY ALLUSIONS
CULTURAL LITERARY ASSIGNMENT
IMAGERY
READING: “The Jacket” by Gary Soto
Study Technique 12: Practice with time lines
Chapter Summary and Review

Chapter 10 Tone

INFERRING TONE
READING: “The Old Grandfather and His Little Grandson” by Leo Tolstoy
READING: “Whale of a Rescue” by Anita Bartholomew
IDENTIFYING IRONY
READING: “A Letter to God” by Gregorio Lopez y Fuentes
RECOGNIZING SATIRE
CARICATURE
HYPERBOLE (OVERSTATEMENT)
UNDERSTATEMENT
READING: “Hurts Rent-A-Gun” by Art Buchwald Chapter Summary and Review

Part 4 Reading Critically

Chapter 11 Fact and Opinion

INTRODUCTION TO FACT AND OPINION
FACT
OPINION
READING: “Jackie Robinson Integrates Baseball,” excerpt from Experience History Interpreting America’s Past, by James West Davidson et al.
READING: “Factors Affecting Happiness,” excerpt from Marriages and Families, by David H. Olson
READING: “What’s in Your Toothpaste?” excerpt from The Secret House, by David Bodanis Chapter Summary and Review

Chapter 12 Bias

INTRODUCTION TO BIAS
READING: “The Defendant’s Characteristics,” excerpt from Social Psychology by David G. Myers
DENOTATION AND CONNOTATION
EUPHEMISMS
BIAS IN MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPERS, AND TEXTBOOKS
READING: “The Dinner Party” by Mona Gardner
READING: “From a Melted Candy Bar to Microwaves” by Ira Flatlow
READING: “Beyond Stereotypes of Cops” excerpt from The Police in America: An Introduction, by Samuel Walker and Samuel Katz
READING: “The American Environment: Silent Spring,” excerpt from American History: A Survey, by Alan Brinkley
REVIEW TEST 8: Identifying Author Bias
Chapter Summary and Review

Chapter 13 Propaganda Techniques, Logical Fallacies, and Argument

INTRODUCTION TO PERSUASIVE WRITING TECHNIQUES
WHAT ARE PROPAGANDA TECHNIQUES AND LOGICAL FALLACIES AND HOW ARE THEY USED?
ORIGINAL SEVEN PROPAGANDA TECHNIQUES
MORE PROPAGANDA TECHNIQUES AND LOGICAL FALLACIES
REVIEW TEST 9: Propaganda Techniques and Logical Fallacies
READING: “Alcohol and Advertising,” excerpt from Core Concepts in Health, by Paul M. Insel and Walton T. Roth
READING: “Boosting Smoking Among Women and Children,” excerpt from Introduction to Mass Communication, by Stanley J. Baran
THE STRUCTURE OF AN ARGUMENT
THE PARTS OF AN ARGUMENT
VALID OR INVALID ARGUMENTS
DRAWING CONCLUSIONS: INDUCTIVE AND DEDUCTIVE REASONING
INDUCTIVE REASONING
DEDUCTIVE REASONING
READING: “TV,” excerpt from The Shelter of Each Other, by Mary Pipher
READING: “Marijuana Isn’t Harmless—Especially For Kids” by Sheila Polk
EVALUATING THE EVIDENCE: POLITICAL CARTOONS
Chapter Summary and Review

Part 4 Vocabulary Units

Vocabulary Unit 1: Homonyms and Other Confusing Words
Vocabulary Unit 2: Word Parts Dealing with Numbers
Vocabulary Unit 3: Word Parts Dealing with Number and Amount
Vocabulary Unit 4: Word Parts Dealing with Senses, Size, and Writing
Vocabulary Unit 5: Word Part s Dealing with Direction and Position
Vocabulary Unit 6: Word Parts Dealing with Opposing Meanings
Vocabulary Unit 7: Word Parts Dealing with More Opposing Meanings
Vocabulary Unit 8: Word Parts and Review

Appendices

Timed Reading Rate information, Questions, and Answers
Test-Taking Techniques Sample Summaries Sample Sheets
Credits
Index

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