Reading Comprehension

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    Reading Chronological Order Help

    Introduction to Chronological Order There are many ways to tell a story. Some stories start in the middle and flash backward to the beginning; a few start at the end and tell the story in reverse. In media res is a technique in which the ...

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    Reading Order of Importance Help

    Order of Importance Continuing your study of the structure of reading material, this lesson shows you how writers use order of importance—from least to most important or from most to least important. Understanding this commonly ...

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    Compare and Contrast Help

    How Comparison and Contrast Work When writers compare and contrast, they provide a way of classifying or judging the items they are discussing. They show how two (or more) things are similar or different when placed side by side. Consider, for example, the ...

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    Reading Comprehension Cause and Effect Help

    Introduction to Cause and Effect For every action," famous scientist Sir Isaac Newton said, "there is an equal and opposite reaction." Every action results in another action (a reaction); or, for every action, there is an ...

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    Reading Comprehension Organization Practice Test

    Reading Comprehension Organization Practice Test Like an architect designing a building, a writer must have a blueprint—a plan for how he or she will organize the passage. So far in this section, we've looked at several ways that ...

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    Reading Point of View Help

    Introduction to Point of View Picture this: You are walking along a tree-lined street late in the afternoon. Just ahead of you, a woman is sitting on a bench; a dog lies in the shade at her feet. You watch them and nod hello as you walk by. Now, ...

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    Word Choice Help

    Diction: What's In A Word? Today's lesson focuses on diction, the words writers choose to convey their meaning. The smallest change in choice of words can significantly change the tone and meaning of a passage. Today's lesson shows you ...

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    Writing Style Help

    Introduction to Writing Style How a writer puts words together to express meaning is as important as what the writer says. This lesson shows you how to analyze the style of a piece of writing in order to get a better understanding of ...

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    Reading and Writer's Tone Help

    Reading and Writer's Tone The way you perceive a person's tone of voice has a great deal to do with how you understand what that person is saying. The same is true of tone in writing; it's vital to pick up on clues to tone in ...

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    Reading Language and Style Practice Test

    Language and Style Practice Test Review: Reading Point of View Help. Point of view is the perspective from which the ...

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