9781435462342

Mindscapes Critical Reading Skills and Strategies

  • ISBN 13:

    9781435462342

  • ISBN 10:

    1435462343

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/04/2013
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

Developed for students at the 10-12 reading level, MINDSCAPES: CRITICAL READING SKILLS AND STRATEGIES, 2E helps students become stronger readers based on how the brain best processes and learns information. Christine Evans Carter has developed a powerful approach to building reading skills that is based on the latest research in brain-based learning; when students recognize the structure and organization of information, they maximize their learning power. This focus on text structure provides a scaffold onto which developmental-level readers can apply new knowledge. Information is presented in a carefully crafted sequence that serves to build upon prior knowledge and expand understanding of skills and strategies in a recursive manner. In addition, each chapter includes study skills and discipline-specific vocabulary and reading strategies to help students succeed in all of their courses.

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