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9780130122162

Triumphs in Society A Reader Celebrating Real Lives and Real Victories

Triumphs in Society A Reader Celebrating Real Lives and Real Victories
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  • ISBN-13: 9780130122162
  • ISBN: 0130122165
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR

AUTHOR

Biays, John Sh, Wershoven, Carol

SUMMARY

TRIUMPHS IN SOCIETY is a reader for basic writers with accessible, high-interest, quality readings about life-affirming topics and individuals. All reading selections reflect the major skills emphasized in basic writing courses: Clear thesis, introductions/conclusions, topic sentences with controlling idea, and descriptive and supporting details. Collaborative activities and numerous writing options are found at the end of each chapter. Section I: Reading Actively and Writing from Reading provides solid instruction on Reading Actively, Writing Summaries, and Writing Reaction Papers. The over 45 selections from Section II are chosen from popular magazines, newspapers, and books, and presented around 10 different ways we, as a people, can triumph in the face of adversity: Everyday Heroes, Family Commitment, Triumphs in Education, Race and Tolerance, Physical Challenges, Boundless Possibilities, Victims into Victors, Children as Role Models, Heroic Animals, Environmental Champions, Community Spirit -- Giving Back. The authors have provided additional content to make each reading more meaningful: AnIntroductionprovides a brief one-paragraph synopsis of the reading, giving students exposure to the topic before they read. Words You May Need to Know:This list of words and brief definitions alert students to vocabulary that may be new to them. Discussion Questions:These questions prompt students to look below the surface of the text and think critically about the material. Questions are open-ended and often ask students to think about the author's intentions, or why certain things occurred in the selection. Writing Options:Three types of writing questions allow students to demonstrate their own writing ability. Collaborate with Peers: These writing prompts encourage students to work together, utilizing elements of the writing. Connecting with the Author's Ideas: These questions encourage students to think along, the same lines as the author, and write about the ideas presented in the essays. Additional Writing Topics: These more traditional writing prompts ask students to expand on the ideas presented in the essay. of relate the ideas to their own experiences.Biays, John Sh is the author of 'Triumphs in Society A Reader Celebrating Real Lives and Real Victories', published 2003 under ISBN 9780130122162 and ISBN 0130122165.

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