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  • Author: Various
  • SKU/ISBN: 978-1-59194-595-6
  • Year: 2020
  • Reading level: 6-12
  • Availability: In stock
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Overview

This subscription grants 4-month access to ALL digital content in the Townsend Press Learning Center. Materials include all assessments, assignments, tests, practice items, ebooks, videos, and lessons as well as all Townsend Library and Bluford Series titles. See details below.

Note: Delivery takes place via email at the time of purchase and includes an access code and instructions for use. 

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Total Access includes ALL the following:

English Plus

A comprehensive collection of digital resources that teach English, grammar, and writing skillsEnglish Plus comes with an ebook of our newly expanded writing text, Clear Thinking and Writing, 2/e. It also features our acclaimed grammar textbooks: English Essentials, and English Essentials, Short Version 2/e, along with English skills assessments, hundreds of interactive practice activities and exercises for each text, bonus readings, and an instructional video.

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Vocabulary Plus

Our acclaimed vocabulary-building program featuring interactive digital content from the popular Townsend Press Vocabulary Series. Anchored in the words-in-context approach, Vocabulary Plusincludes lively and varied activities, individualized assessment, automated assignment selection, integrated ebooks, item-specific feedback, word parts lessons, SAT/GRE review words, data and score reporting, as well as audio and visual support. Expand your students’ word bank with Vocabulary Plus.

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Ten Steps Plus

Want to prepare your students for college level reading?
Get Ten Steps Plus. Standards-aligned and research-based, this powerful suite of digital resources is based on Townsend’s groundbreaking Ten Steps Series—the best sequence of books for teaching college reading skills. Ten Steps Plus includes 4 college reading assessments, 7 e-textbooks (including College Reading Essentials), hundreds of mastery tests, and thousands of engaging items that illustrate and teach reading strategies. Ten Steps Plus also comes with lessons, a collection of instructional videos, and a complete digital library to hook readers.

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Reading-Writing Plus

A collection of powerful digital resources that teach college reading and writing skillsReading-Writing Plus brings our two acclaimed Reading-Writing Connection texts, the robust Skills Bank and Readings Bank—and a full ebook library—to students’ fingertips! Like Ten Steps Plus, it also includes digital practice exercises, mastery tests, lessons, and a compete digital library.

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Townsend Library & Bluford Series

To become strong readers, students must readTotal Access gets middle, high school, and college students reading with more than 125 engaging titles, including the complete Townsend Library and the ever-popular Bluford Series! Each title comes with integrated digital activities and a Teacher’s Guide. Total Access is the best, most complete, and most affordable option in the entire educational market for these materials.


The Learning Center

All items above are hosted in the Learning Center—a robust, practical, and flexible course management system that includes our acclaimed content, customizable administration tools, enrollment controls, score report capabilities, and live customer support.

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Ten Steps eBooks

Educators know Ten Steps is the leading series of books for teaching college-level reading. A subscription to Ten Steps Plus includes access to the entire series! eBooks are accessed inside the Learning Center and include bookmarking, highlighting, and note-taking capabilities.



The Readings Bank

Ten Steps Plus comes with 15 new readings complete with Lexile scores and reading comprehension and writing assignments. These readings retain the same lively, high-interest quality of our books. See for yourself today with your instructor account. Don’t have one? Visit www.townsendpress.net and create one.



The Skills Bank

Want to teach a unit on main ideas? Looking to offer a learning module on inferences? Need students in your co-requisite class to brush up on supporting details? The Skills Bank makes it easy. Featuring the full array of online exercises and tests from the Ten Steps Series, the Skills Bank lets you choose the skill(s), level(s), and sequence you want to teach.



The Townsend Library

To become stronger readers, students need to read. With Ten Steps Plus, they can. Access to eBooks of 100+ titles in the popular Townsend Library is included. Assign a novel or two in class and host an online discussion. It’s all part of Ten Steps Plus.


Exercises and Mastery Tests*

The Learning Center has long hosted thousands of exercise and test items aligned with the Ten Steps Series to teach reading skills.

*These materials are now part of Ten Steps Plus and require a paid subscription to access.

College Reading Tests that help you assess students’ specific skills and guide class instruction.

Thousands of interactive items complete with annotations that teach the reading skills you select.

 Integrated mastery tests and alternate mastery tests linked directly to skills taught in the books/ eBooks—and written by the author of the texts.

 The Townsend eBook Reader, a browser-based reader that allows students to read, bookmark, highlight, and annotate their Townsend Press eBooks.

 Enhanced controls that allow you to easily create classes, configure assignments, manage enrollment, and record progress.

 Open-ended assignments now include writing prompts and hosted discussions for Townsend Library titles, allowing students to interact with readings and classmates to facilitate learning.

 

Vocabulary Plus is a powerful online vocabulary-building program that brings ALL the content of our famously clear, user-friendly Vocabulary Series directly to your tablet, smartphone, or computer.

Download a complete brochure to learn more, or visit our Learning Center


Key Features of Vocabulary Plus
 

 

Independent Study (VPi):   A user-friendly, adaptive mode of Vocabulary Plus that individually assesses students and manages assignments. Suitable for classes and/or individual students, VPi dynamically adjusts difficulty to keep students challenged and motivated. And it rewards them too! Plus educators can view students' progress with a simple click. Learn more about VPi here.

 

 


 

Integrated eBooks: A subscription to Vocabulary Plus includes eBooks of all six texts in the TP Vocabulary Series. If you prefer the layout of a book and want to refer to content of a specific page, you can do so with a click. With Vocabulary Plus, the entire Vocabulary Series is at your fingertips!



Expanded Chapter Exercises for the six books in our Vocabulary Series. Depending on the titles, this includes anywhere from 6–8 interactive, instructive activities! Each includes item-specific feedback that helps students learn their new words.




 


 


Word Parts Chapters that teach prefixes, suffixes, and word roots. Students who learn these word parts will be better equipped to decipher the meanings of thousands of other words in which they appear.

 

 

 

 



Unit Reviews including crossword puzzles, analogies, and synonym and antonym activities adapted from the printed books.

 

 



Sentence Writing Activities, all new for Vocabulary Plus, allow students to compose sentences online to show their understanding of newly-learned words. Instructors can easily review and score these sentences online.

 

 



Online Tests: Two online tests, unique to the web and not found in our texts, are available for each chapter in Vocabulary Plus. With these tests, Vocabulary Plus actually offers more content than our books!

 

 

 



Enhanced Items: Items in Vocabulary Plus take advantage of new, upgraded technical capabilities. Sentence Check 2 and Final Check, for example, now offer more challenging answer choices. In addition, Vocabulary in Context items now provide students with two context sentences to help them infer each word’s meaning at the start of the chapter.

 



Review Words: Words taught in earlier chapters are reinforced later as Vocabulary Review words. These words include definitions to refresh students’ memories and help them retain the words they learned in previous chapters. In addition, SAT and GRE high-frequency words are given extra attention—an added real-world connection!

 

 


 


Audio and Visual Support: Each vocabulary word in Vocabulary Plus includes a pronunciation guide AND an audio link of the word being spoken. Click a word, and Vocabulary Plus will pronounce it for you. In addition, pictures are used to introduce many words. This visual context helps students better understand and remember vocabulary words. See for yourself!


 



Intuitive Controls: People who use our Learning Center remark about how user-friendly it is. Vocabulary Plus is just as simple to use. Try it today!

 



Detailed Score Reports: Teachers using Vocabulary Plus will be able to view precise details about student progress. Individual and group results are available and easily exported. In addition, you’ll be able to see the actual items students complete, the correct answers for each item (with explanations), and the answer choices students submitted. This useful data will allow you to focus class time on the specific skills that are challenging to your students.

 


 

NEW Three Acclaimed Ebooks

English Plus includes our newly expanded writing text, Clear Thinking and Writing, 2/e. In addition, it contains both of our acclaimed grammar titles: English Essentials and English Essentials, Short Version, 2/e. These three ebooks are accessed inside the Learning Center and include bookmarking, highlighting, markup, and note-taking capabilities.


NEW Clear Thinking Tests

Twenty-five progressive online tests on the basics of clear and logical thinking are included with this subscription to English Plus. These tests—250 point-support items in all—gradually increase in difficulty, enabling students to systematically strengthen their logical thinking skills.


NEW Bonus Readings

Five bonus reading selections, each with comprehension and discussion questions and writing assignments, are included with English Plus. In addition, English Plus will feature a regularly updated collection of new readings that will address topics of concern in our ever-changing world.


NEW Instructional Video

English Plus comes with an instructional video that introduces students to the idea of making and supporting a point. Crafted to be hands-on, practical, and entertaining for middle school, high school, and college audiences, the video will be a valuable resource for students working to learn the basics of critical thinking.


Grammar Skills Assessments

Two tests of students’ written English language skills have just joined our other assessments. Easy to administer and directly aligned with the skills in English Plus, these tests can guide individual and class instruction. And our transparent, teacher-friendly score reports reveal exactly which items challenged students and which ones they’ve mastered.


English Essentials Print / Digital Items

By request, hundreds of activities from Part One and Part Two of English Essentials have been added to English Plus. These items join our existing exercises and tests to give educators the ability to assign and grade all material electronically.


English Essentials Digital Exclusives

English Plus comes with digital bonus items to accompany both editions of English Essentials. These exclusively digital resources include four exercises and two tests for key skill chapters in our grammar texts. They serve to deepen and reinforce each skill presented in the text or ebooks. Together with the book-based items, students will have ample practice with each skill.


The Learning Center

Class administration, enrollment controls, score reports, and our famously-clear, student-friendly content make the Learning Center a top choice. With English Plus, those features now can be used to teach English, grammar, and thinking skills. Try it today and see for yourself!


Reading-Writing Connection eBooks

Reading-Writing Plus includes full e-books of both of our acclaimed titles: The Reading-Writing Connection and The Advanced Reading-Writing Connection. eBooks are accessed inside the Learning Center and include bookmarking, highlighting, and note-taking capabilities.



The Readings Bank

Reading-Writing Plus comes with 15 new readings complete with Lexile scores and reading comprehension and writing assignments. These readings retain the same lively, high-interest quality of our books. See for yourself today with your instructor account. Don’t have one? Visit www.townsendpress.net and create one.



The Skills Bank

Want to teach a unit on main ideas? Looking to offer a learning module on inferences? Need students in your co-requisite class to brush up on supporting details? The Skills Bank makes it easy. Featuring the full array of online exercises and tests from our companion Ten Steps Series, the Skills Bank lets you choose the skill(s), level(s), and sequence you want to teach.



The Townsend Library

To become stronger readers, students need to read. With Reading-Writing Plus, they can. Access to eBooks of 100+ titles in the popular Townsend Library is included. Assign a novel or two in class and host an online discussion. It’s all part of Reading-Writing Plus.


Exercises and Mastery Tests*

The Learning Center has long hosted thousands of exercise and test items aligned with our textbooks to teach reading and writing skills.

 

* These materials are now part of Reading-Writing Plus and will require a paid subscription to access starting July 1, 2017.

College Reading Tests that help you assess students’ specific skills and guide class instruction.

Thousands of interactive items complete with annotations that teach the reading skills you select.

 Integrated mastery tests and alternate mastery tests linked directly to skills taught in the books/eBooks—and written by the author of the texts.

 The Townsend eBook Reader, a browser-based reader that allows students to read, bookmark, highlight, and annotate their Townsend Press eBooks.

 Enhanced controls that allow you to easily create classes, configure assignments, manage enrollment, and record progress.

 Open-ended assignments now include writing prompts and hosted discussions for Townsend Library titles, allowing students to interact with readings and classmates to facilitate learning.