7 Keys to Comprehension

How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It!

7 Keys to Comprehension

It's simple: If children don't understand what they read, they will never embrace reading. And that limits what they can learn while in school. This fact frightens parents, worries teachers, and ultimately hurts children. 7 Keys to Comprehension is the result of cutting-edge research. It gives parents and teachers—those who aren't already using this valuable program—practical, thoughtful advice about the seven simple thinking strategies that proficient readers use: • Connecting reading to their background knowledge • Creating sensory images • Asking questions • Drawing inferences • Determining what's important • Synthesizing ideas • Solving problems Easily understood, easily applied, and proven successful, this essential educational tool helps parents and teachers to turn reading into a fun and rewarding adventure.

7 Keys to Comprehension

How to Help Your Kids Read it and Get It!

7 Keys to Comprehension

A parents' and teachers' guide to teaching reading comprehension offers advice for the millions of American children who read below their grade level, helping them synthesize ideas, solve problems, ask questions, and draw inferences. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Mosaic of Thought

The Power of Comprehension Strategy Instruction

Mosaic of Thought

Explains how teachers can enhance their students comprehension skills; providing classroom strategies, examples, vignettes, tools for creating reader workshops, advice on think-alouds and conferring, and tips on long-term planning.

The Seven Keys to Communicating in Japan

An Intercultural Approach

The Seven Keys to Communicating in Japan

The key to professional success in Japan is understanding Japanese people. The authors, seasoned cross-cultural trainers for businesspeople, provide a practical set of guidelines for understanding Japanese people and culture through David A. Victor's LESCANT approach of evaluating a culture's language, environment, social organization, context, authority, nonverbal communication, and time conception. Each chapter addresses one of these topics and shows effective strategies to overcoming cultural barriers and demonstrates how to evaluate the differences between Japan and North America to help avoid common communication mistakes. The book is generously peppered with photographs to provide visual examples. Exploring language and communication topics, international relations, and the business community, this book is an excellent intercultural overview for anyone traveling to or working in Japan.

Seven Keys to Imagination

Creating the future by imagining the unthinkable and delivering it

Seven Keys to Imagination

As a radically new world emerges from one of the deepest global crises in living memory, individuals, teams, organizations and even entire countries will feel the urge to reinvent themselves in order to fit in. They will need to apply their imagination – their capacity to dream – and to pursue those dreams with determination.

Seven Keys to Living by Faith

Seven Keys to Living by Faith

In his new book, Seven Keys to Living by Faith, Dr. Bigler will explain what real faith is and how you can live the overcoming, victorious life that God intended for you. Every blessing, every provision, and every promise of God is accessed by faith. This book will show you how to live by faith!

Holman Illustrated Pocket Bible Handbook

Holman Illustrated Pocket Bible Handbook

Providing an overview of each book of the Bible, including key verses, a one-sentence summary of the book, and background information that sets the context for understanding the book, this compact handbook is full-color throughout, with photographs, maps, reconstructions, and charts.

Spectrum Reading Workbook, Grade 7

Spectrum Reading Workbook, Grade 7

Strong reading skills are the basis of school success, and Spectrum Reading for grade 7 will help children triumph over language arts and beyond. This standards-based workbook uses engaging texts to support understanding story structure, key ideas, details, and knowledge integration. --Spectrum Reading will help your child improve their reading habits and strengthen their ability to understand and analyze text. This best-selling series is a favorite of parents and teachers because it is carefully designed to be both effective and engagingÑthe perfect building blocks for a lifetime of learning.