James Isaac Brown Reading power

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Reading power

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A mid-level text, the Sixth Edition of Reading Power balances timed readings with extensive instructional guidance and pedagogical support. Students calculate their reading rate by timing themselves, and test their comprehension by answering Getting the Facts, Getting the Meaning, and other questions. Leaning on Context and Making the Words Yours activities help students understand difficult vocabulary, and Leaning on Parts focuses on important prefix, root, and suffix rules.

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About the Author:

Vicki Fishco collaborated with Professor Brown on Efficient Reading and is currently a consultant for reading/learning centers.

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I. The Check-up 1. Reading Power--Key to Personal Growth 2. Surviving the Information Avalanche, James I. Brown 3. How to Read a Difficult Book, Mortimer J. Adler 4. How Should You Build Up Your Vocabulary? 5. The Master-Word Approach to Vocabulary, James I. Brown 6. Words That Laugh and Cry, Charles A. Dana II. The Start-up 7. How Do You Best Get the Facts? 8. Short Words Are Words of Might, Louise Andrews Kent 9. The Three Who Found Death, Geoffrey Chaucer III. The Speed-up 10. How Can You Speed Up Your Reading? 11. The All-Important Question, James I. Brown 12. Words Can Be Slippery, Frank G. Jennings 13. Speeding by Surveying 14. The First Rule of Conversation, Larry King 15. How to REALLY Talk to Another Person, Malcolm Boyd 16. Speeding by Skimming 17. Two Ways of Looking at Life, Martin E.P. Seligman 18. Two Words to Avoid, Two to Remember, Arthur Gordon 19. Speeding by Scanning 20. Watching a Veterinarian at Work, James Herriot 21. Watch a Surgeon at Work, William A. Nolen IV. The Work-up 22. Reading for Meaning 23. The Juggler, Robert Fulghum 24. Father and the Tommyknockers, Ruth Woodman 25. Reading Words More Effectively 26. Listening, Natalie Goldberg 27. How to Remember: Some Fundamental Principles, Robert L. Montgomery 28. Reading Paragraphs More Effectively 29. How to Work for a Rotten Boss, Dr. Joyce Brothers 30. The Joy of Quitting, Cora Daniels and Carol Vinzant 31. Reading Entire Selections More Effectively 32. He Survived His Own Funeral, Brad Steitger and Sherry Hanson-Steiger 33. Ten Football Stars and Yours Truly, Warren Robertson 34. Literature: Nothing to Be Afraid Of 35. The Open Window, Saki 36. The Gun, Ann Carol 37. Getting Better Grades 38. The Dividends for Quitters, Andrew Tobias 39. The Road to Wellville, Todd Mitchell 40. Generating New and Wider Interests 41. America Won't Win 'Til It Reads More, Stratford P. Sherman 42. My Alma Mater, Malcolm X V. The Round-up 43. Reading for School and Life 44. Good Health for Sale, Barbara Ehrenreich 45. Challenges to Racial and Sexual Discrimination, Mary Beth Norton et al. 46. Short Stories, John E. Schwiebert 47. Bureaucratic "Pathologies," James Q. Wilson and John J. DiIulio 48. The Nature and Importance of Effective Listening, Michael Osborn and Suzanne Osborn 49. Matter and Energy, Sharon Sherman and Alan Sherman 50. The Organization's Culture, Ricky Griffin 51. The Nature of Social Responsibility, William Pride and O.C. Ferrell Ultimate Review 1. Beating Academic Stress 2. That All-Important Attitude 3. Mistakes 4. Getting on Track, Part I--The Value of Academic Advising 5. Getting on Track, Part II--Choosing a Major 6. Developing Problem-Solving Skills 7. Why Study Groups Work 8. Developing a Study Plan 9. Learning to Remember 10. The Goal--Adaptability 11. Treat Causes, Not Symptoms 12. "I Finally Got It!" or Capturing the Elusive Main Idea 13. Drawing Inferences or Fishing in the Author's Mind for What Is Not on the Page 14. Summarizing 15. Reading--On Screen 16. A Writing Center Approach to Composition 17. Equity under the Law 18. Success on the Job 19. The Ethics of Emailing 20. Evaluating Internet Information

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