Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing

Author: Sylvan Barnet,Hugo Bedau

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9781457649974

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 592

View: 7392

Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing is a compact but complete 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 comprehensive rhetorical strategies to help students move from critical thinking to argumentative and researched writing. This extraordinarily versatile text includes comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument, from Aristotelian to Toulmin, to a new chapter on rhetorical analysis of pop culture texts, as well as 35 readings (including e-Pages that allow students to take advantage of working with multimodal arguments on the Web), and a casebook on the state and the individual. This affordable guide can stand alone or supplement a larger anthology of readings.


Thinking, Reading, and Writing Critically

Author: Sylvan Barnet

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780673525239

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 2016

View: 2781



Critical Thinking, Reading and Writing

Author: Victor Norman Shea,William Whitla

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130863669

Category: Critical thinking

Page: 316

View: 6944

Foundations is created for student success courses primarily at the university and university college level. It is a broad based post-secondary survival guide, which includes material on how to function effectively in a university setting. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking skills, tips and procedures for essay writing and grammar, and basic computer skills as they relate to academic activities. Its practical approach will help students improve their day-to-day activities, such as researching a topic, preparing for an exam, or using the Internet.

Think, Read, Write

A Guide to Critical Thinking Reading, and Writing

Author: Kimberley Hardin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781524922931


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

View: 365

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.


Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking

Author: Tammy Montgomery,Tammy Boeck,Megan C. Rainey

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780205607334

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 555

View: 1180

The middle-level book in a three-book series, Connections helps developing writers make the connections between reading, writing, and critical thinking. The text moves beyond traditional sentence and paragraph exercises, offering a wide variety of activities and opportunities for journaling, supplemental readings, quick reference guides, and unique step-by-step writing assignments. Connections guides developmental writers gently through every stage of the writing process.

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

View: 3025

"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. "

New Directions

Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking

Author: Peter S. Gardner

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521541725

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 292

View: 9181

New Directions is a thematic reading-writing book aimed at the most advanced learners. It prepares students for the rigors of college-level writing by having them read long, challenging, authentic readings, from a variety of genres, and by having them apply critical thinking skills as a precursor to writing. This emphasis on multiple longer readings gives New Directions its distinctive character.

Critical Reading, Critical Thinking

A Contemporary Issues Approach

Author: Richard Pirozzi

Publisher: Addison-Wesley


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 9665

Critical Reading, Critical Thinking offers a brief review of important developmental reading skills followed by a sequence of chapters covering critical reading. This is the first developmental reading text to take a contemporary issues approach. The examples and readings are all taken from today's headlines and news shows. The readings in Critical Reading, Critical Thinking range from animal rights to European integration to teen pregnancy to religious and cultural clashes in the United States.


An Introduction to Writing, Reading, and Critical Thinking

Author: Megan Rainey

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780321083555

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 464

View: 8193

Teaching students reading and writing together as processes, Expressions: An Introduction to Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking takes a “complete language” approach to grammar and writing. Built on the premise that writers learn most effectively when there is a genuine give and take of information, Expressions weaves together topics on reading, grammar, speaking, and study skills. Formal writing assignments–presented step-by-step–ask students either to respond formally to the readings in the chapter or to use the genre to express themes of their own. Using reading and writing assignments, sentence activities, skill spotlights, evaluation charts, and more, Expressions teaches grammar, sentence, and paragraph skills in the context of both student and professional writing.


Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking 2

Author: Laurie Blass,Mari Vargo

Publisher: Heinle ELT

ISBN: 9781337407779


Page: N.A

View: 2043

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.

Pathways Foundations

Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking

Author: Kathy Najafi,Cynthia Fettig

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781285176215

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 4291

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

The Main Event

Readings for Writing and Critical Thinking

Author: Catherine A. Hoffman,Andrew J. Hoffman

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780130486585

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 779

View: 5749

This reader contains twelve thematic sections, each featuring a “Main Event” reading and a companion assignment for critical thinking and writing. Each writing assignment covers a different type of writing—both academic and practical. The book discusses various preparation strategies so that its users can more effectively and efficiently put their thoughts into words—and their words onto paper. KEY TOPICS A variety of themes—Film and Television, Democracy in the Classroom, Dreams, Marriage and Divorce, American Cities, Technology, Your Body, Youth Culture, Biographies, Fairy Tales; The Justice System: and Jobs in the 21st Century—will appeal to a wide and diverse audience. For readers and writers who want to learn how to respond critically to a text, and generate responses of their own.

Thinking for Yourself

Author: Marlys Mayfield

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133311180

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

View: 1150

THINKING FOR YOURSELF: DEVELOPING CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS THROUGH READING AND WRITING offers a unique integration of composition, reading, and critical thinking. As you complete the book's writing assignments, you'll see how your writing reflects your thinking and how self-directed improvement in thinking also improves your writing. The book offers step-by-step instruction, humor, cartoons, and up-to-date social and political examples as a foundation for lifelong improvement in thinking and writing. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates

Author: Mike Wallace,Alison Wray

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473968038

Category: Reference

Page: 296

View: 3781

Lecturers, request your electronic inspection copy here Reading critically, and writing using critical techniques, are crucial skills you need to apply to your academic work. Practical and engaging, Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates is bursting with tools for analysing texts and structuring critical reviews, helping you to gradually build your skills beyond undergraduate level and gain confidence in your ability to critically read and write. New to this 3rd edition: Introduces a technique for developing critical thinking skills by interrogating paper abstracts Additional diagrams, exercises and concept explanations, enabling you to more easily understand and apply the various approaches A glossary, to help with understanding of key terms. Also new for this edition, a Companion Website provides additional resources to help you apply the critical techniques you learn. From templates and checklists, access to SAGE journal articles and additional case studies, these free resources will make sure you successfully master advanced critical skills. If you need to engage with published (or unpublished) literature such as essays, dissertations or theses, research papers or oral presentations, this proven guide helps you develop a reflective and advanced critical approach to your research and writing. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!