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

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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

Teacher Supplements
Connect: College Reading, 2nd: ExamView Test Generator

ExamView® testing software includes all the test items from the Test Bank in electronic format, enabling you to create customized tests in print or online.

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Purchase this code to gain 24/7 access to premium content to help you get the most from your text. The CourseMate website offers an array of online resources for students, including downloadable Audio Prep Readings taken directly from the text, web links to additional resources, vocabulary-building ... more

Student Supplements
CourseMate Instant Access
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Purchase this code to gain 24/7 access to premium content to help you get the most from your text. This CourseMate website features such learning resources as downloadable Audio Prep Readings drawn from the textbook, videos related to text readings, opportunities to enhance your vocabulary with flas... more

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Activate: College Reading
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ACTIVATE guides you through a step-by-step approach to becoming a stronger and more confident reader. Did you know that many of the skills you need to be a good reader are skills you already possess and use on a daily basis? For example, the skills used when watching television or movies can easily ... more