Critical Reading Series: Eccentrics 6 - 12 9780890611098
Critical Reading Series: Eccentrics

Critical Reading Series: Eccentrics

Grade Levels: 6 - 12
By McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright: 1999
Publication Date: January 1, 1999
MHID: 0890611092
ISBN 13: 9780890611098

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New Features

Comprehension instruction on the following skills prepares students for state tests

  • Main idea
  • Recalling facts
  • Making inferences
  • Using words
  • Author’s approach
  • Summarizing and paraphrasing
  • Critical thinking
  • Personal response
  • Self-assessment
  • Comparing across selections

Critical Reading Series: Eccentrics


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Snowflake Bentley: A Fascination with Snow, Blark Bart: Gentle Bandit, George Kaufman: Keeping Fit, Doris Duke: Poor Little Rich Girl, Johnny Appleseed: Planting the Wilderness, Diamond Jim Brady: Man with the Boundless Appetite, Lillie Hitchcock Coit: Chasing Fire Engines, Bill Veeck: Entertaining the Fans, Gertrude Lintz: How "Human" are Apes?, Hetty Green: Money was Everything, Alan Abel: Professional Prankster, Ludwig II: The Dream King, Salvador Dali: A Question of Reality, Sun Ra: Music from Outer Space, Norton I: Emperor of the United States, Carry Nation: Fighting the "Hellish Poison", Vincent van Gogh: Tragic Genius, Amanda Feilding: Woman with a Hole in Her Head, Ferdinand Demara: The Great Imposter, Dennis Rodman: Bad as He Wants to Be, and Imelda Marcos: World's Greatest Shopper

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