I. Catalog Course Description
Improves fundamental reading skills, including word-attack skills, vocabulary development, reading comprehension, fluency, and interpretation.
II: Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course the students should be able to:
- Identify and utilize various reading strategies (before, during, and after reading) for pre-college level and college level tests.
- Adopt and evaluate cognitive and metacognitive ways to be an efficient reader (reading rates, skimming, scanning).
- Expand vocabulary usage by learning word parts (suffixes, roots, and prefixes) and how to use context clues.
- Identify main ideas (both stated and implied) of diverse texts.
- Communicate about diverse texts in a variety of different ways.
- Interpret an author’s purpose and tone.
- Distinguish between facts and opinions in various texts.
- Develop note taking skills as a reading strategy.
III: Course Linkage
- Have college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis;
- Have problem solving, creative, and critical thinking skills;
- Have effective and efficient learning skills, including the location and evaluation of information;
- Understand the importance of cultural traditions, diversity, and ethics in the modern world.
Scheduled READ-95 classes:
There are currently no READ-95 classes scheduled for this term.