Brenda Smith's Bridging the Gap continues to be the #1 textbook choice of developmental reading educators. To improve students' reading, Bridging the Gap offers comprehensive skill instruction, dependable exercises and examples, vocabulary development, and wealth of high-interest readings that provide meaningful practice. To prepare students for the demands of college reading, Brenda helping provides strategies for connecting previous experience(s) to what is being learned. The combination of Bridging the Gap and Pearson's MyReadingLab (www.myreadinglab.com) offers unparalleled instruction and practice to improve students' reading.
Table of Contents
Preface Chapter 1 Active Learning Chapter 2 Vocabulary Chapter 3 Strategic Reading and Study Chapter 4 Main Idea Chapter 5 Patterns of Organization Chapter6 Organizing Textbook Information Chapter 7 Inference Chapter 8 Point of View Chapter 9 Critical Thinking Chapter 10 Graphic Illustrations Chapter 11 Rate Flexibility Chapter 12 Test Taking Appendix 1 ESL: Making Sense of Figurative Language and Idioms 597 Appendix 2 The Reading Workshop: Additional Topics and Formats for Book Discussions 603 Glossary 605 Index 000