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Complete Close Reading 2

By | Copyright Year:2007 | ISBN-13: 9780170133081

Published:12/12/2006
Developing essential compreshnsive skills, Complete Close Reading is a two-book course for New Zealand junior secondary students to help develop and practice the vitally important skills of reading with comprehension and responding to written texts. Each of the 34 units in both books is divided into five sections and the questions are designed to help students respond to texts on many levels. The flexibility of the course means it can be used in class and/or for homework and revision, and text type, purpose, structure and feature of each unit is clearly defined. The book also models a wide range of text types, including narratives, recounts, letters, film and book reviews, historical reports, advertisements, cartoons and poetry.

CONTENTS

1. We're watching you - Narrative: 1984
2. Nuclear fallout - Diary: 'A messij 2 the reeda'
3. A desperate crime - Recount: 'Women blamed for robberies'
4. Dear Editor - Letter to the editor: Stone the crowe
5. 'Metabolise' to 'meteor' - Dictionary: The Pocket Oxford Australian Dictionary
6. Active Audience - Script: Greeheart and the Dragon Pullutant
7. Science experiement - Procedure: Chemical activity in metals
8. All that glitters... - Explanation: Metals
9. A long way from home - Narrative: The 'Meteor'
10. Border Control - Advertisement: Biosecurity
11. A modern classic - Book review: To Kill a Mockingbird
12. Survival of the Fittest - Description: No Mean Feet
13. Poem: 'Milking Before Dawn'
14. The Middle Ages - Report: A Short History of the World
15. Another continent - Map: South America
16. Living and dying - Graph: 2001 World birth and death rates
17. Compulsory counting - Explanation: NZ Census Guide Notes
18. Shame! - Narrative: Friday Night Out
19. Give blood - Advertisement: Blood Service
20. Ring, ring - Argument: Mobile mania
21. The blood machine - Instructions: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
22. The woes of shopping - Discussion: Plastic Bags
23. Hunters, beware! - Cartoon: Duck shooting
24. A new milkshake - Newspaper article: Spiked milk
25. Clever Pets - Magazine article: 'How do pets know...'
26. At the gym - Timetable: Workout timetable
27. An awkward situation - Narrative: 'The kissing game'
28. Jet Careers - Interview: Fly Girl
29. A hobbit's world - Film review: 'Tolkien's tower tops'
30. Selling your skills - Interview: Job hunting
31. Dear principal - Letter of complaint: Student conduct
32. Chinese tonight - Menu: The wok restaurant
33. A family meal: - Recipe: Spaghetti bolognaise
34. All that glitters is not gold - Speech

FEATURES

Hidden depths – provides creative, critical or high-order thinking questions. Students will need to respond to this section as individuals and be prepared to justify their response

Extend yourself- these are more open-ended questions that provide a range of opportunities for students to respond to the text at a deeper level by writing, viewing, listening and speaking

On the surface – basic literal questions that students should be able to find the answers to clearly written in the text

Discoveries – questions about the purpose, structure and features of the text. Students will need to focus on the intended audience, the language and the way the text has been constructed

Delivering more deeply – provides inferential or interpretative questions. Students will have to use their own knowledge and thinking, as well as information from the text to answer questions in this section.

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Developing essential comprehensive skills Complete Close Reading is a two book course for New Zealand junior secondary students to help develop and practise the vitally important skills of reading with comprehension and responding to written texts. Each of the 34 units in both books is divided into fi ve sections and the questions are designed to help students respond to texts on many levels.
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