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Activities

Activities 1-10

Activities 11-15

Comprehension Questions

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Style Guidelines and Activities

Active Reader Punctuation 1

Active Reader Punctuation 1 - Answer Key

Active Reader Style Matter (Punctuation Guide - Commas, Colons, Semicolons)

Active Reader Style Matters (Punctuation Activities - Commas, Colons, Semicolons)

Active Reader Style Matters (Grammatical Parallelism Guide)

Active Reader Style Matters (Grammatical Parallelism Activities)

Active Reader Style Matters (Avoiding Wordiness Guide)

Active Reader Style Matters (Avoiding Wordiness Activities)

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Additional Readings and Questions

Additional academic essays will be posted here throughout 2008-09 as supplements to the 39 essays in The Active Reader.  If you would like to see a particular essay here, please do not hesitate to contact us.

The Knowledge Society

On Learning the Research Craft: Memoirs of a Journeyman Researcher

Questions for "On Learning the Research Craft: Memoirs of a Journeyman Researcher"


Meeting a Transsexual Person: Experience Within a Classroom Setting

Questions for "Meeting a Transsexual Person: Experience Within a Classroom Setting"


Media and Image

Reducing Media Viewing: Implications for Behaviorists

Questions for "Reducing Media Viewing: Implications for Behaviorists"


The Challenges of Science

Relationship between Funding Source and Conclusion among Nutrition-Related Scientific Articles

Does Industry Sponsorship Undermine the Integrity of Nutrition Research?


Questions for "Relationship between Funding Source and Conclusion among Nutrition-Related Scientific Articles" and for "Does Industry Sponsorship Undermine the Integrity of Nutrition Research?"

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