Leah Deasy

ISBN-13: 978-1-935987-75-8

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Suggested Retail: $43.95



 Applying Literacy to Your LIfe is based on the premise of a student-centered approach from Reading for Understanding.  This workbook is Universal Design (UD) friendly, and enables all students to learn on their own time, at their own pace.

By the end of the semester, students will be able to:

  • Ask questions about a topic
  • Research the answers from reputable sites
  • Take notes from a textbook
  • Apply information to other academic areas
  • Apply information to their life

Table of Contents


Introduction to Student

Part I:  Literacy Strategies

  • Key Words and Researching
  • Social Media
  • Questions- Answers and Tone
  • Chunking
  • Context Clues
  • Analyze
  • Visualization
  • Connections to Text
  • Taking Notes From a Textbook

Part II:  Processing and Applying Thoughts

  • Novels to Heal Us
  • Applying Information
  • Synthesis
  • Inference
  • Purpose of the Reading
  • Topic
  • Longing For Summer Poem

Part III:  All the Details

  • Flash Card or Concept Cards
  • Main Idea
  • Topic Sentence
  • Central Message or Idea
  • Thesis Statement
  • Major and Minor Details
  • Fact vs. Opinion
  • Pictures
  • Transitions and Patterns of Organizations
  • Taking Notes from PowerPoint
  • Magazine Articles
  • Additioinal Patterns or Organization (Relationships)

Part IV  Applying This to Your Life

  • Insurance Statement
  • Song
  • Picture
  • Short Story
  • Medecine
  • Vocabulary Post-Assessment


About the Author(s): Leah Deasy

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