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Get Ready to Read A Skills-Based Reader by Karen Louise Blanchard, Christine Baker Root

Get Ready to Read A Skills-Based Reader


RRP £27.70


Get Ready to Read A Skills-Based Reader by Karen Louise Blanchard, Christine Baker Root

Features: * Reading skills include identifying main ideas, previewing and predicting, recognizing sequence, and making inferences. * Extensive practice in recycling and application of newly learned skills with high-interest reading selections. * Practice with word parts, synonyms and antonyms, idioms, compound words, dictionary use, and word maps. Skills are supported by graphics, examples, and short texts that illustrate concepts and provide additional opportunities for practice and discussion. Ready to Read is the perfect series to prepare students for success in academic reading and test taking.


Click here to read a review of Get Ready to Read, Ready to Read Now, and Ready to Read More. The review is written by Deirdre Garr, an adjunct faculty member at Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ. The review is in PDF format.

About the Author

Karen Blanchard and Christine Root each have taught English language instruction at the university level for more than twenty years. Karen has an M.S.Ed in TESOL from the University of Pennsylvania, and Christine has an M.Ed in English Education from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. They began their textbook collaboration with the Ready to Write series while they were lecturers at the University of Pennsylvania. They have since written many reading and writing skills books and continue to enjoy working together to create English language textbooks for students around the world.

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Book Info

Publication date

29th December 2004


Karen Louise Blanchard, Christine Baker Root

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Pearson Education (US)


168 pages


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