Reading for Results (11th - 13th edition): Online Practice

Strategies for Textbook Learning

Handout: Five Pointers on Improving Your Reading Rate
Handout: Break the Procrastination Habit

Building Word Power

Practice 1: Using Context Clues
Handout: Borrowed Words and Phrases
Practice 2: Borrowed Phrases from Latin
Practice 3: Borrowed Words or Phrases from French

Connecting the General
to the Specific
in Reading and Writing

Practice 1: General and Specific Sentences

From Topic to Topic Sentence

Practice 1: Identifying Topics
Practice 2: Topics and Paraphrasing

Making Sentence Connections


Supporting Details

Practice 1: Recognizing Supporting Details
Practice 2: Topic Sentences and Supporting Details
Practice 3: Inferring Supporting Details


Practice 1: Selecting the Better Inference
Practice 2: Drawing Inferences About Implied Main Ideas
Practice 3: Drawing Logical Inferences

Beyond the Paragraph:
Reading Longer Selections

Practice 1: Surveying Prior to Reading
Practice 2: Identifying the Main Idea

Patterns of Organization
in Paragraphs

Practice 1: Looking for Primary Patterns
Practice 2: Identifying Primary Patterns

Combining Patterns in Paragraphs
and Longer Readings

Practice 1: Mixed Patterns

Purpose, Tone, and Bias

Practice 1: Recognizing Purpose and Tone

Last update of this page: March 21, 2016

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