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Test Bank for Bridging the Gap College Reading 13th Edition Smith

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Bridging the Gap College Reading, 13th Edition, Brenda T. Smith, LeeAnn Morris, ISBN-10: 0134996313, ISBN-13: 9780134996318

Table of Contents

1. ACTIVE ACADEMIC READING

What Is Active Academic Reading?

What Can We Learn From Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience?

Brain Booster: Are You Paying Attention?

Help Your Brain Absorb New Information

Poor Concentration: Causes and Cures

External Distractions

Internal Distractions

Brain Booster: Are You Curious?

Reader’s Tip: Improving Concentration

Reader’s Tip: Managing Electronic Communication

Is Reading Rate Important?

Varying Rate and Technique to Fit Purpose

Rate Variations and Prior Knowledge

Reader’s Tip: Efficient Reading: Adjusting Rate and Technique to Material and Purpose

What Is Your Baseline Reading Rate?

Brain Booster: Music to Our Ears and to Our Brains

Habits for Faster Reading

Plan for Success on Reading Comprehension Tests

Before Taking a Test

Brain Booster: Balance Memorization and Application in Test Preparation

During the Test

After the Test

Brain Booster: Turn Mistakes into Successes

Major Types of Comprehension Questions

Main Idea Questions

Detail Questions

Inference Questions

Author’s Purpose Questions

Vocabulary Questions

Essay Questions

Reader’s Tip: Key Words in Essay Questions

Locus of Control

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1Psychology

“Are you Stalling? Win the Battle Against Procrastination!”

from Samuel E. Wood, Ellen Green Wood, and Denise G. Boyd

CONCEPT PREP FOR PSYCHOLOGY

SELECTION 2History

“Home Front Workers, Rosie the Riveter, and Victory Girls”

from Jacqueline Jones, et al.

CONCEPT PREP FOR HISTORY

SELECTION 3Science

“Is there Enough Earth for Everyone?”

from Teresa Audesirk, Gerald Audesirk, and Bruce E. Byers

CONCEPT PREP FOR SCIENCE

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: Over, Under, Around, and Through

2. STRATEGIC READING AND STUDY

What Is Strategic Reading?

Four Types of Readers

The Stages of Reading

Stage 1: Strategies for Previewing

Signposts for Previewing

Reader’s Tip: Ask Questions While Previewing

Preview to Activate Schemata

Brain Booster: Schemata and Your Brain

Stage 2: Strategies for Integrating Knowledge While Reading

Integrating Ideas: How Do Good Readers Think?

Metacognition

Reader’s Tip: Using Thinking Strategies While Reading

Reader’s Tip: Developing Metacognition for Reading

Stage 3: Strategies for Recalling

Recalling Through Writing

The Three Steps of Recalling

Reader’s Tip: Thinking After Reading

Brain Booster: Use It to Remember It!

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1History

“Madam C. J. Walker: Business Savvy to Generous Philanthropy”

from America.gov Archive

SELECTION 2Health

“High-Risk Drinking and College Students”

from Rebecca J. Donatelle and Patricia Ketchum

SELECTION 3Business

“The Entrepreneurial Spirit”

from Robert S. Feldman

CONCEPT PREP FOR BUSINESS

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

3. ORGANIZING TEXTBOOK INFORMATION FOR STUDY

Get Organized for College Study

Building Knowledge Networks

The Study Process

Organizing Textbook Information

Brain Booster: Exercise to Boost Brain Power

Annotating

Why Annotate?

Reader’s Tip: How to Annotate

When to Annotate

Note Taking

When and How to Take Notes

The Cornell Method

Reader’s Tip: How to Take Notes: The Cornell Method

Outlining

Reader’s Tip: Guidelines for Successful Outlining

Brain Booster: Sleep and Problem Solving

Mapping

Reader’s Tip: How to Map

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1Business Communications

“Marketing ‘Tasty Fun’ and ‘Dashing Speed’”

from Gary Armstrong and Philip Kotler

CONCEPT PREP FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND LANGUAGE

SELECTION 2Health

“Managing Stress in College”

from Rebecca J. Donatelle

CONCEPT PREP FOR HEALTH

SELECTION 3Criminal Justice

“Police DNA Collection Sparks Questions”

from the Associated Press

CONCEPT PREP FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: Who’s Who in Medicine?

4. VOCABULARY

Remembering New Words and Unlocking Meaning

Associate Words in Phrases

Associate Words with Rhymes or Sounds

Brain Booster: Use Your Senses to Make More Sense!

Associate Words With Images

Seek Reinforcement

Create Concept Cards

Use Strategies to Unlock Meaning While Reading

Using Context Clues

Definition or Synonym Clues

Elaborating Details Clues

Examples

Comparison Clues

Contrast Clues

Antonyms

Limitations of Context Clues

Multiple Meanings of a Word

Understanding the Structure of Words

Using Word Reference Aids

Using a Dictionary

Using a Glossary

Using a Thesaurus

Brain Booster: Meaning Matters!

Deepening Word Meaning

Exploring Word Origins

Solving Analogies

Reader’s Tip: Categories of Analogy Relationships

Studying Easily Confused Words

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1Health

“Mobile Devices, the Internet, and iDisorders”

from Rebecca J. Donatelle

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: What’s In, What’s Out? What’s Hot, What’s Not?

5. MAIN IDEA AND SUPPORTING DETAILS

Topics, Main Ideas, and Supporting Details

What Is a Topic?

What Is a Main Idea?

What Are Supporting Details?

Distinguishing Topics, Main Ideas, and Details: A Closer Look

Strategies for Finding the Main Idea

Prior Knowledge and Constructing the Main Idea

Identifying Main Ideas Among Sentences

Reader’s Tip: Using Three Questions to Find the Main Idea

Questioning for the Main Idea

Stated Main Ideas

The Topic Sentence

How Common Are Stated Main Ideas?

Where Are Stated Main Ideas Located?

What Are Major and Minor Details?

Reader’s Tip: Signals for Significance

Unstated Main Ideas

Unstated Main Ideas in Sentences

Unstated Main Ideas in Paragraphs

Determining the Main Idea of Longer Selections

Reader’s Tip: Getting the Main Idea of Longer Selections

Brain Booster: Brains Need the Right Amount of Sleep

Summary Writing: A Main Idea Skill

Why Summarize?

Reader’s Tip: How to Summarize

Brain Booster: Chronic Stress and the Brain

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1Psychology

“The Obedience Study”

from Carole Wade, Carol Tavris, and Maryanne Garry

CONCEPT PREP FOR PSYCHOLOGY

SELECTION 2Short Story

“Life with Cooper”

from Julia Jones

CONCEPT PREP FOR LITERATURE

SELECTION 3Criminal Justice

“Fighting Violent Gang Crime with Math”

from Stuart Wolpert

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars

6. PATTERNS OF ORGANIZATION

Textbook Organization: The Big Picture

What Do Transitional Words Do?

Words That Signal Addition

Words That Signal Examples or Illustrations

Words That Signal Time or Sequence

Words That Signal Comparison

Words That Signal Contrast

Reader’s Tip: Transitions and Their Functions

Words That Signal Cause and Effect

Patterns of Organization in Textbooks

Brain Booster: Brains Like Patterns

Simple Listing

Definition

Description

Time Order, Sequence, or Narration

Comparison

Contrast

Comparison and Contrast

Cause and Effect

Classification

Summary

Location or Spatial Order

Generalization and Example

Reader’s Tip: Patterns of Organization and Signal Words

Clues to the Organizational Pattern

Brain Booster: Watering the Brain

Mixed Organizational Patterns

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1Communications

“Managing Conflict”

from Joseph A. DeVito

SELECTION 2History

“North Americans Before Columbus”

from David Goldfield, et al.

Concept Prep for Art History

SELECTION 3Business

“The Dark Side of Consumer Behavior”

from Michael R. Solomon

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: Can I Get That in Writing?

7. INFERENCE

What Is an Inference?

What Is Required to Make a Reasonable Inference?

Implied Meaning in Humor

Brain Booster: The Brain’s Pleasure Center and Learning

Connotative Language

Euphemisms and Politically Correct Language

Figurative Language

Idioms

Similes

Metaphors

Hyperbole

Personification

Verbal Irony

Figurative Language in Poetry

Clues to Making Logical Inferences

Inferences Based on Facts

Inferences Based on the Voice of a Speaker or Narrator

Inferences Based on Action and Description

Inferences Based on Prior Knowledge

Brain Booster: Boost Brain Power Through Collaboration

Expanding Prior Knowledge

Reader’s Tip: Making Inferences

Drawing Conclusions

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1Short Story

“A Dip in the Poole”

from Bill Pronzini

CONCEPT PREP FOR PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE

SELECTION 2Philosophy/Religion

“Religion Today”

from Mary Pat Fisher and Robin Rinehart

SELECTION 3Personal Narrative

“Fear the College Years”

from John Corcoran

CONCEPT PREP FOR POLITICAL SCIENCE

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: Say, What?

8. POINT OF VIEW

What Is the Author’s Point of View?

Textbooks and the Author’s Point of View

What Is Bias?

Reader’s Tip: Questions to Uncover Bias

The Importance of the Reader’s Point of View

Brain Booster: Male and Female Brains and Their Points of View

What Are Facts and Opinions?

What Is the Author’s Purpose?

What Is the Author’s Tone?

Reader’s Tip: Recognizing an Author’s Tone

Using Tone and Other Clues to Determine the Point of View in Editorial Cartoons

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1Philosophy

“Decision”

from Gary R. Kirby and Jeffery R. Goodpaster

SELECTION 2Science

“Earth’s Changing Climate”

from Teresa Audesirk and Gerald Audesirk

SELECTION 3Psychology

“Mental Disorder and Personal Responsibility”

from Carole Wade and Carol Tavris

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: Lights, Camera, Action!

9. GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS

What Graphics Do

Reader’s Tip: How to Read Graphic Illustrations

Types of Graphic Illustrations

Diagrams

Tables

Maps

Pie Graphs

Bar Graphs

Cumulative Bar Graphs

Line Graphs

Flowcharts

SUMMARY POINTS

SELECTION 1Personal Narrative

“Little Income, Big Debt: Managing Money in College”

from Trent Hamm

SELECTION 2Health

“Get Fit!”

from J.Scott K. Powers and Stephen L. Dodd

SELECTION 3Teacher Education

“Freedom of Speech, Technology, and Teaching”

from Don Kauchak and Paul Eggen

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: Play It Again, Sam

10. CRITICAL THINKING

What Is Thinking?

What Is Analytical Thinking?

What Is Critical Thinking?

Reader’s Tip: Four Habits of Effective Critical Thinkers

Critical Thinking Skills and College Goals

Barriers to Critical Thinking

Recognizing an Argument

Steps in Analyzing and Evaluating an Argument

Step 1: Identify the Position on the Issue

Step 2: Identify the Support in the Argument

Reader’s Tip: Types of Support for Arguments

Step 3: Evaluate the Support

Step 4: Evaluate the Argument

Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

Applying the Four Steps of Critical Thinking

Explanation of the Four Steps

Creative and Critical Thinking

Brain Booster: The Creative Brain

SUMMARY POINTS

Themed Readings

Technology, Crime, and Ethics

SELECTION 1Criminal Justice

“Technology and Criminal Opportunity”

from Frank J. Schmalleger

SELECTION 2Criminal Justice

“Technology in the Fight Against Crime”

from Frank J. Schmalleger

SELECTION 3Essay

“The Writer and the Troll”

from Lindy West

VOCABULARY BOOSTER: Foreign Terms