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Art of Critical Reading
REA 1205 Text
Answer Key to Textbook Pages
Chapter 4

Page 142 & 143 (answers will vary)
1. defined as, called
2. categories, groups
3. but, but
4. For example, for instance
5. And, likewise, similarly
6. because, because
7. first, then, finally

Page 147 (answers will vary)
Classification and Division
1. classify
2. grouping
3. divide
4. category
5. split
6. classes
7. combine

Page 148
Cause and Effect
1. phoned home
2. jumped out of bed and rand around
3. caused havoc and maybe death

Exercise: Cause and Effect
1. Because
2. As a result
3. cause
4. As a consequence
5. therefore

Page 149 & 150
Exercise: Example (answers will vary)
1. For instance
2. example
3. such as
4. particular
5. specifically

Pages 150 & 151
Exercise: Compare and Contrast
1. while
2. even though
3. yet
4. nevertheless
5. Despite
6. but

STUDY TECHNIQUE 5
Suburban Burglars
2. Look for subtle clues
3. Both have working hours.

Pages 152 & 153

1. Although the James brothers were criminals, they did not publicize their exploits, unlike their modern counterparts. 2. They didn’t write signed confessions, didn’t appear on stage, didn’t rely on lawyers to escape punishment, and wouldn’t have wanted a movie about their lives. 3. Smart lawyers can get a criminal acquitted.

4. The author appreciates the brothers’ reticence about their crimes. 5. Today, everyone, even criminals, are publicity conscious. 6. entertain
7. The author compares and contrasts the James Brothers with other criminals. – but, though, and 8. (Answers will vary)

Page 155
Steps in Progress
C. Stage three (final stage): postconventional
2. written law
3. the age of 20
Exercise: Steps in a Process
Answers will vary
Study Links Proficiency in Lying to Teen Popularity
1. step
2. second
3. Next
4. process
5. Subsequently
6. final

Page 156
Exercise: Definition
(Answers will vary)
1. refers to
2. means
3. is called
4. describe
5. term

Page 159
Study Technique 7
Steichen imports sculpture to U.S.
Steichen appeals ruling
Trial held
Exercise: Chronological Order
1. Currently
2. first
3. Then
4. next
5. previously
6. Finally

Page 160
Review Test 4: Identifying Patterns of Organization in Textbook Material 1. example, for example, in another instance
2. steps in a process, first, next, finally
3. cause-effect, result
4. definition, definition
5. chronological, 1952, 1958, 1995
6. example, for instance, example
7. steps in a process, second step, third step
8. contrast, but, yet

Page 164
Calvin and Hobbs Cartoon
1. Most everyone cheats at some time or another. It’s pervasive throughout society. 2. We are a success-oriented society, and “the end results justifies the means.” 3. It isn’t such a big deal- it doesn’t hurt anyone.

Pages 167 & 168
Matching
1. a
2. d
3. e
4. f
5. b
6. h
7. g
8. c
9. d
10. g

Multiple Choice
1. c
2. c
3. b
4. d
5. a

Page 169
True or False
6. T
7. T
8. T
9. F
10. T

Vocabulary in Context
1. cozy
2. riven
3. dwindling
4. backlash
5. admonition
6. cut and dried
7. admissions or revelations
8. solidarity
9. sanctity
10. mitigates

Page 170
STUDY TECHNIQUE 8
Main idea or thesis: A cheating scandal at Piper High in conflict among parents and administrators. Who? Christine Pelton, her students, the local school board, and parents What? Plagiarism scandal over botany leaf project

Where? Piper High School in Kansas
When? Pelton’s students’ sophomore year
Why? Students claimed they didn’t fully understand the concept of plagiarism. How?...
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