TITLE

Essentials of Critical Reading

AUTHOR(S)
Eller, William
PUB. DATE
March 1956
SOURCE
Education Digest;Mar1956, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the essentials of critical reading. The purpose of critical reading is necessary for high-school students to incur intelligence and information from readable sources. The article offers recommendations for the young scholar to read critically through the use the semanticists' separation of language into emotive and informative. It is important for a reader to check the authenticity of book sources and other printed materials with regards to the author's authority of the subject, the reputation of the publisher and the time the book was published. Critical reading also provides opportunities for high-school teaching especially in debates.
ACCESSION #
19093302

 

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