Connect College Reading

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Authors : Ivan Dole; Leslie Taggart


704 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010

©2014, Published


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Taking a holistic approach to developmental reading, CONNECT: COLLEGE READING is an intermediate level book for reading levels 8-10. CONNECT strives to build students' confidence by showing them that many of the skills needed to become stronger readers are skills they already possess and use on a da... more


Chapters begin with a Read and Talk Reading that aim to get students reading and talking among their peers about high-interest readings. The readings are supported by vocabulary help within the text, as well as audio and video support on the accompanying CourseMate.

The authors teach students a var... more

New to this Edition

REVISED Chapter 4 Finding the Main Idea describes a new method for helping students to recognize the main idea in a reading asking three questions for reading comprehension: What is the reading about? The topic. What is the author's point about the topic? The main idea. What is the proof for the mai... more