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Breaking Through : College Reading, Book a La Carte Edition - (Paperback)
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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. For Books a la Carte editions that include MyLab™ or Mastering™, several versions may exist for each title – including customized versions for individual schools – and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab or Mastering platforms.
For courses in Introductory Reading (6¿-9th grade level).
The comprehensive guide to reading, understanding, and retaining college-level material
Breaking Through: College Reading— the lower-level book in the Smith/Morris two-book series — motivates readers and equips them with the skills necessary to achieve their academic and career goals. It emphasizes the building of prior knowledge, or schemata, one of the most critical elements in helping developing readers achieve. The use of actual college textbook passages also provides immediate modeling and opportunities to apply study and reading skills at a realistic level.
You’ll find that the 12th Edition upholds the philosophy and purpose of previous editions, but now in an even more contemporary way. It teaches effective reading techniques; offers extensive practice within the pages and online; provides independent, partner, and group activities; and engages learners with various reading selections that are pertinent to the college community.
The loose-leaf version of the text is also available with MyLab Reading
MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. When students enter your developmental reading course with varying skill levels, MyLab can help you identify which students need extra support and provide them targeted practice and instruction outside of class.
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Reading does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Reading, ask your i