Sharon Steeber

Reading Faster and Understanding More, Books One & Two, 5th edition

co-authored with Wanda Maureen Miller


PRAISE FOR THE 5TH EDITION OF BOOK ONE:
“This book gives the student specific plans for how to read faster and reinforces that information in each chapter. The book gives specific objectives for how to understand more by emphasizing the preview technique, and asking the student to find specific information before beginning to read, such as the topic, main idea, etc. We will definitely continue to use this book in our classroom.”
–Jennifer S. Dolin, Illinois Central College


PRAISE FOR THE 5TH EDITION OF BOOK TWO:
Reading Faster and Understanding More, Book Two, is an all-inclusive developmental reading text. It presents strategies for improving both literal and critical comprehension, vocabulary development, and improving reading speed . . . . Exercises and quizzes and reading selections are relevant and interesting.”
–Patricia L. Rottmund, Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA


Brief Overview of Contents for Both Books

Preview Your Text
Preview Your Reading Habits

Chapter 1 - Preparing to Read
Chapter 2 - Finding the Main Idea
Chapter 3 - Finding the Framework
Chapter 4 - Connecting Logic Patterns
Chapter 5 - Organizing Details
Chapter 6 - PRO and Study-Outlining
Chapter 7 - Skimming and Scanning
Chapter 8 - Reading Critically
Chapter 9 - Drawing Inferences
Chapter 10 - Interpreting Literature

Appendix
Homework Lessons
Word Lists
Answer Keys
Progress Charts

Selected Works

Textbook series
Improve comprehension, vocabulary, and reading rate—these workbooks put it all together and show you how.
Fiction
In this family saga, follow three generations of the Luminov family as they are forced to flee Russia in the late 1800s and forge a new life in America.

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