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Literature: Reading With Purpose, Course 3 Ц Interactive Student Edition (2007)

 
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"Literature: Reading with Purpose" is the first research-based middle school language arts program that effectively combines strong skill development and incredible reading. Scaffolding and spiraling of skills builds a strong, necessary language arts foundation. Students will be motivated, not frustrated by high-interest, leveled selections that engage and appeal to this tough audience. An inquiry-based "Big Question" approach within a unique "Workshop" lesson format gives students a purpose and meaningful context for their reading. You can differentiate, remediate, and accelerate with one book that will bring all students into the community of learners!

Features:
- "Literature: Reading with Purpose" offers a research-based Workshop format that integrates instruction, modeling, practice, and assessment into one meaningful context for managing students' learning.
- Every unit is launched with an essential "Big Question" with strong applications to students' lives that will give readers a relevant purpose for reading a variety of texts.
- Differentiated instruction is built into the Student Edition with features such as FOLDABLES Study Organizers, Academic Vocabulary, English Language Coach, Partner Talk, and tips for critical thinking.

C A V E A T:† This is an encrypted, READ-ONLY edition of the book!

CONTENTS

Unit One: The Big Question: Reading: What's In It For You?
Genre Focus: Autobiography and Biography
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Connecting
Writing Workshop Part 1: Autobiographical Sketch
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Setting a Purpose for Reading
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Activating Prior Knowledge
Writing Workshop Part 2: Autobiographical Sketch
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Identifying Author's Purpose
Comparing Literature Workshop: Tone

Unit Two: The Big Question: Which is More Important, the Journey or the Destination?
Genre Focus: Folktales
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Analyzing
Writing Workshop Part 1: Folktale
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Making Inferences
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Predicting
Writing Workshop Part 2: Folktale
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Comparing and Contrasting
Comparing Literature Workshop: Theme

Unit Three: The Big Question: When is the Price Too High?
Genre Focus: Informational Articles
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Previewing
Writing Workshop Part 1: Research Report
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Skimming and Scanning
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Understanding Text Structures
Writing Workshop Part 2: Research Report
Reading Workshop 4: Determining Main Idea and Supporting Details
Reading Across Texts Workshop: Qualifications, Sources, and Bias

Unit Four: The Big Question: What Do You Do When You Don't Know What to Do?
Genre Focus: Poetry
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Connecting
Writing Workshop Part 1: Poem
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Evaluating
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Interpreting
Writing Workshop Part 2: Poem
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Monitoring Comprehension
Reading Across Texts Workshop: Conflict

Unit Five: The Big Question: How Do You Stay True to Yourself?
Genre Focus: Short Stories
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Analyzing
Writing Workshop Part 1: Short Story
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Questioning
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Predicting
Writing Workshop Part 2: Short Story
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Inferring
Comparing Literature Workshop: Characterization

Unit Six: The Big Question: How Do You Keep from Giving Up When Bad Things Happen?
Genre Focus: Drama
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Drawing Conclusions
Writing Workshop Part 1: Dramatic Scene
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Interpreting
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Paraphrasing and Summarizing
Writing Workshop Part 2: Dramatic Scene
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Visualizing
Comparing Literature Workshop: Figurative Language

Unit Seven: The Big Question: What's Worth Fighting For? What's Not?
Genre Focus: Persuasive Writing
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Distinguishing Fact from Opinion
Writing Workshop Part 1: Persuasive Essay
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Questioning
Reading Workshop Part 3: Skill Lesson: Reviewing
Writing Workshop Part 2: Persuasive Essay
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Clarifying
Reading Across Texts Workshop: Reading for Persuasive Appeals

Unit Eight: The Big Question: What Is the American Dream?
Genre Focus: Historical Text
Reading Workshop 1: Skill Lesson: Analyzing
Writing Workshop Part 1: Letter
Reading Workshop 2: Skill Lesson: Understanding Cause and Effect
Reading Workshop 3: Skill Lesson: Identifying Main Idea and Supporting Details
Writing Workshop Part 2: Letter
Reading Workshop 4: Skill Lesson: Identifying Author's Purpose
Reading Across Texts Workshop: Reading for Evidence, Point of View, Author's Credibility

REFERENCE SECTION
Author Files
Foldables
Literary Terms Handbook
Writing Handbook
Language Handbook
Listening, Speaking, and Viewing Handbook
Study and Test-Taking Skills Handbook
Glossary/Glosario



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