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Tens Steps To College Reading Success

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Tens Steps To College Reading Success Rea0017

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This is Chapters 5-6 for Ms. Marchs class.
Developmental Reading II
Professor March
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Date Created: 09/25/16
Amanda Graley Ms. March Rea0017 28 August 2016 Chapter Notes­ Chapter 5­ Relationship I Authors use town common methods to show relationships and make their ideas clear. (pg 185) ­ Transition and Patterns of organization(pg 185) ● Relationships that involve addition (pg 185) ● Relationships that involve time. (pg 185) ­ Words that show addition words (pg 186) Furthermore and words like it are known as addition words. (pg 186) Addition words­ signal assed ideas. (pg 187) These words tell you a writer is presenting one or more ideas that continue along the same line of thought as a previous idea. (pg 187) Like all transition words, additional words help writers organize their information and present it clearly to  readers. (pg 187) Time words­ indicate a time relationship; they tell us when something happened in relation to when  something else happened. (pg 189) They help writers organize and make clear the order of events, stages, and steps in process. (pg 189) The words first, next, finally and then indicate when each of the events happened in the story. (pg 189) ­ Patterns of organization (pg 191) Patterns of organization­ show the relationships between supporting details in paragraphs, essays and  chapters. (pg 191) It helps to recognize the common patterns in which authors arrange information. (pg 191) You will then be better able to understand and remember what you read. (pg 191) ● The list of items pattern (Addition words are often used in this pattern of organization) ● The time of order pattern (time words are often used in this pattern of organization) ­ List of items pattern To get a sense of the list of items pattern, try to arrange the following sentence in a logical order. (pg 191) List of items­ refers to a serious of reasons, examples or other details that support the idea ( pg 192) The items have no time order, but are listed in whatever orders the author prefers. (pg 192) Addition words are often used in a list of items to tell us that other supporting point already mentioned.  (pg 192) Textbook authors frequently organize material into lost of items, such as a list of types of financial  institutions, symptoms of iron deficiency, or reasons for alcohol abuse by college students. (pg 192) The time order pattern (pg 195) To get a sense of time order pattern, try to arrange the following sentences in a logical order. (pg 195) ­ Serious of steps (Directions) When authors give directions, they use time order. (pg 199) They explain step 1, then step 2, and so on through the entire series of steps that must be taken toward a specific goal. (pg 199) ­ Three Final Points While many passages have just one pattern of organization, often the patterns are mixed. (pg 203) You may have noted that when an author presents a series of events or stages or  steps that series is itself a list of items.(pg 203) Remember that all relationship between ideas are signaled by transitions.(pg 204) Amanda Graley Ms. March Rea 0017 7 September 2016 Chapter 6 Relationships II  ­ Chapter 5 Review Relationships (pg 227) ● Relationships that involve addition. (pg 227) ● Relationships that involve time.(pg 227) ­ Chapter 6 Overdraft (pg 227) ● Relationships that involve illustration. (pg 227) ● Relationships that involve comparison and contrast. (pg 227) ● Relationships that involve cause and effect. (pg 227) ­ Words that show Illustration (pg 228) Illustration­ words that an author will provide one or more examples to develop and clarify a  given idea. (pg 228) ­ The definition and example pattern (pg 230)  Definition  and example pattern of organization includes just what its name suggest: a definition  and one or more examples.(pg 230) ­ Words that show comparison (pg 233) Comparison Words­ signal similarities. (pg 233) ­ Words that show contrast (pg 235)  Contrast Words­ signal that an author is pointing out differences between subjects. (pg 235 ­ The comparison and/or contrast pattern (pg 237)  Comparison­ contrast pattern shows how two things are alike how they are different.(pg 237) Compared their similarities are pointed out out.(pg 237)  Contrasted their differences are discussed. (pg 237) ­ Words that show cause and effect Cause and effect signal that the author is explaining the reason why something happened or the result of something happening. (pg 240) ­ The cause and effect pattern  Cause and effect pattern addresses the questions. (pg 242)


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