Focusing on current issues, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking equips students with the critical reading, writing,... more
Focusing on current issues, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking equips students with the critical reading, writing, thinking, and problem-solving skills essential to understanding and responding to today's complex issues and ideas.
Critical Reading, Critical Thinking uses compelling contemporary issues to engage students in reading and thinking about a range of relevant topics and encourages them to apply the skills presented in the text to everyday issues. Each passage or reading is followed by thought-provoking questions that motivate students to use higher-level thinking strategies to address or respond to the issue. Ideal for diverse classrooms, it includes comprehensive reviews of basic skills (vocabulary, reading, textbook reading), an array of critical reading strategies (and opportunities to apply them), and guidance in advanced critical reading including inference, distinguishing between facts and opinions, recognizing purpose and tone, and understanding visual arguments.