Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing

A Brief Guide to Argument

Author: Sylvan Barnet,Hugo Adam Bedau

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780312086138

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 230

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"Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing" is a compact but thorough guide to critical thinking and argumentation. Comprising the text portion of the widely adopted "Current Issues and Enduring Questions," it draws on the authors' dual expertise in effective persuasive writing and rigorous critical thinking. It helps students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing. With comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument, including Aristotle, Toulmin, and a range of alternative views, it is an extraordinarily versatile text. This affordable guide can stand alone or supplement a larger anthology of readings. "Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing" has been revised to address current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing.
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Literature

Thinking, Reading, and Writing Critically

Author: Sylvan Barnet

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780673525239

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 2016

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Foundations : Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing

Author: Victor Norman Shea,William Whitla

Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131236318

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 330

View: 8595

Foundations: Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing is a broad- based post-secondary survival guide, which includes material on how to function effectively in a university setting and how to develop a critical frame of mind. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills, tips and procedures for essay writing, grammar, preparing for an exam, logic in argument and writing, different levels of reading, different strategic paths for undertaking research, and basic computer skills as they relate to academic activities. Its practical approach will help students succeed at their studies as well as develop more advanced skills that can be carried into a lifetime of learning.
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Think, Read, Write

A Guide to Critical Thinking Reading, and Writing

Author: Kimberley Hardin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781524922931

Category:

Page: N.A

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Short Takes in Fiction

Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing

Author: Robert L. Saitz,Francine B. Stieglitz

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780201516777

Category: Education

Page: 194

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Short Takes in Fiction engages students in reading, speaking, and writing English, using brief selections by 20th-century writers. The content is designed to help students relate what they read to their own lives. Authors include Rumer Godden, Amy Tan, Margaret Atwood, Somerset Maugham, William Saroyan, Raymond Carver, and Marjorie Kellogg.
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Foundations : Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing

Author: Victor Norman Shea,William Whitla

Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131236318

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 330

View: 8185

Foundations: Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing is a broad- based post-secondary survival guide, which includes material on how to function effectively in a university setting and how to develop a critical frame of mind. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills, tips and procedures for essay writing, grammar, preparing for an exam, logic in argument and writing, different levels of reading, different strategic paths for undertaking research, and basic computer skills as they relate to academic activities. Its practical approach will help students succeed at their studies as well as develop more advanced skills that can be carried into a lifetime of learning.
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Pathways Foundations + Online Access Code

Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking

Author: Mari Vargo,Laurie Blass

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9781285442136

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 160

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Pathways is National Geographic Learning's new five-level academic skills series that features reading & writing and listening & speaking strands to help learners develop the language skills needed to achieve academic success. Learners develop academic literacy skills through content, images and video from National Geographic. This innovative series provides learners with a pathway to success! With Pathways learners: DEVELOP academic literacy skills CONNECT to the real world through content from National Geographic ACHIEVE academic success • Clear connections between reading and writing skills help students master both skills naturally. • Academic reading skills and strategies embedded in the unit tasks prepare students to access a variety of realistic academic texts. • Step-by-step writing instruction with integrated grammar and vocabulary provides instruction and practice on a variety of rhetorical forms. • Consistent Integrated critical thinking tasks develop learners' ability to evaluate, analyze, and synthesize information from a wide range of sources.
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Blooming with the Pouis

Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum : a Rhetorical Reader for Caribbean Tertiary Students

Author: Paulette Ramsay

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789766373412

Category: Academic writing

Page: 377

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"Influenced by the principles of writing across the curriculum, Blooming with the Pouis provides students with a range of readings selected to enhance the development of writing skills in all academic disciplines. Multidisciplinary in approach, the Reader presents selections from Caribbean literature, culture, geography, history, education, religion, economics, and the pure and applied sciences, which help students expand their vocabulary and improve their critical thinking skills.Concise, yet comprehensive, Blooming with the Pouis enforces the perception of reading as both an academic pursuit and means of engaging society. Using both classic and contemporary Caribbean writings, students are exposed to a full volume of expository and argumentative material. The Reader is divided into four sections: exposition, argument, mixed modes and additional readings. It contains excellent examples of discourse types as well as several exercises to improve students analytical skills. "
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Critical Thinking

Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum

Author: Anne Bradstreet Grinols

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780534088385

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 365

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Pathways

Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking 3

Author: Laurie Blass,Mari Vargo

Publisher: Pathways, Second Edition: Read

ISBN: 9781337407793

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: N.A

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Pathways, Second Edition, is a global, five-level academic English program. Carefully-guided lessons develop the language skills, critical thinking, and learning strategies required for academic success. Using authentic and relevant content from National Geographic, including video, charts, and other infographics, Pathways prepares students to work effectively and confidently in an academic environment.
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Test Prep Level 5: Reading and Writing Comprehension and Critical Thinking

Author: Jamey Acosta

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1480779709

Category:

Page: 5

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Fifth graders read a high-interest nonfiction article, strengthen comprehension skills by responding to follow-up questions, study a primary source document, and demonstrate critical-thinking skills through document-based questions.
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Critical Thinking

Reading and Writing in a Diverse World

Author: Joan Rasool,Caroline Banks,Mary-Jane McCarthy

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780155064331

Category: Education

Page: 408

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Through reading, writing and discussion, CRITICAL THINKING shows you how to build analytical skills that will empower your learning emphasizing dialogue between writers and readers, and between speakers and audiences, in the thinking and learning process.
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Reading and Writing for Civic Literacy

The Critical Citizen's Guide to Argumentative Rhetoric

Author: Donald Lazere

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317264606

Category: Social Science

Page: 398

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This brief edition of a groundbreaking textbook addresses the need for college students to develop critical reading, writing, and thinking skills for self-defense in the contentious arena of American civic rhetoric. Designed for first-year or more advanced composition and critical thinking courses, it is one-third shorter than the original edition, more affordable for students, and easier for teachers to cover in a semester or quarter. It incorporates up-to-date new readings and analysis of controversies like the growing inequality of wealth in America and the debates in the 2008 presidential campaign, expressed in opposing viewpoints from the political left and right. Exercises help students understand the ideological positions and rhetorical patterns that underlie such opposing views. Widely debated issues of whether objectivity is possible and whether there is a liberal or conservative bias in news and entertainment media, as well as in education itself, are foregrounded as topics for rhetorical analysis.
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Interpretations

Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking

Author: Tammy L. Montgomery

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321083586

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 524

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The highest-level book in a three-book series, Interpretations helps developing writers make the connections between reading, writing, and critical thinking.
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