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The purpose of this class is to develop effective reading skills, specifically for standardized reading tests.
EStudents will improve reading comprehension skills
EStudents will gain literary skills
EStudents will acquire vocabulary skills
1 Main idea and supporting details; Sequence and chronology
2 Compare and contrast; Graphic aids
3 Reading test 1
4 Cause and effect; Make inferences
5 Distinguish fact from opinion; Summarize and paraphrase
6 Reading test 2
7 Figurative language; Character and point of view
8 Setting, plot, and problem resolution; Mood, foreshadowing, flashback, and imagery
9 Identify theme and authorfs purpose
10 Reading test 3
11 Analogies; Words in context
12 Compound words and roots, prefixes, and suffixes; Denotative and connotative meanings
13 Multiple-meaning words and confusing words; Content vocabulary
14 Reading test 4
15 Final Exam
Detailed class syllabus and schedule will be provided on the first day of class.
Reading Tests 36.5%
Final Exam 46.5%
Class Participation 17%
You are expected to be present for each test. Rescheduling of tests will not be permitted in this course.
Worksheets and handouts will be provided by the teacher.
Students can contact their teacher by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for course help and study advice.
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