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Long Beach Unified School District Long Beach, California

Reading and Writing Handbook for High School Students
Supporting Language Arts Content Standards
Prepared by Mentor Teachers: Pamela Cathcart, Millikan High School Judith DeCourdes, Jordan High School Susan Humphrey, Polytechnic High School Barbara Prats, Millikan High School Maureen Rippee, Wilson High School With Support From PiaAlexander, Curriculum Leader, 9-12 Language Arts Stacy Casanave, Curriculum Leader, 6-8 Language Arts Compiled and Edited by: David Poerschke, Millikan High School Patrice Rice Project Director and Contributor Susan Starbuck, Poly High School Published by The Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Professional Development Christine Dominguez, Assistant Superintendent Published 1999 Revised 2003 Introduction

This handbook has been prepared for you as a supplement to regular classroom textbooks and as a handy reference throughout your high school career. It is your personal property. You are expected to keep it and to use it for your classes. For your convenience it has been punched to fit into your notebook. If it should be lost, you may be asked to buy a replacement copy from thetextbook clerk. We hope you will learn to use this book well and that it will be of value to you for many years to come.

Table of Contents
READING
Strategies Good Readers Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Strategies for Reading Nonfiction Texts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Strategies for Reading Fiction Texts . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dialectical Journal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reader’s Log: Starters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Key Words Used in Textbook Reading Objectives and Writing Prompts Key Words Used in Reading Tests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 .2 .3 .4 .5 .6 .7

VOCABULARY
Clues to a Word’s Meaning Common Word Parts . . . . . Prefixes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Roots . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . Suffixes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . .8 .10 .10 .11 .14

TAKING STANDARDIZED TESTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 TAKING LECTURE NOTES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 ESSAY WRITING
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