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Reading & Writing for Academic Success was designed to present high-level academic content-based instruction to students who are preparing to participate in the academic community. The material is appropriate for classes where critiquing and integrating authentic text to reflect, react, write, and revise is stressed.
This text reinforces some study skills -- annotation as a bridge to summary writing, an understanding of various genres, presentation skills, and techniques for reading for fluency. Reading & Writing for Academic Success teaches
reading and writing as inter-related for academic purposes
the need for quality supporting information and credibility of evidence, both in reading and writing
critical-thinking skills
the need for a relevant coherent theme to develop interest and expertise.